Login Using SSH

After setting up connections of Blade 3, you can log in to it on Windows, macOS, or Ubuntu using Android Debug Bridge (ADB), a serial communication tool, or SSH.

This document describes how to log in to Blade 3 using SSH. For details about login using a serial communication tool and using the ADB tool, refer to the following documents:


  • A computer: Windows, macOS, or Ubuntu
  • A Blade 3 board
  • An Ethernet cable


Step 1. Find the IP address of Blade 3

Any device connected to a Local Area Network (LAN) is assigned an IP address. You can find your IP address either via the router device list or by running ifconfig in a terminal.

Step 2. Log in to Blade 3 using SSH

2.1 Run sudo ssh username@Blade 3 IP address to log in, for example, sudo ssh mixtile@

2.2 Input the password of Blade 3 (defaults to mixtile).

mia@MiadeMacBook-Pro ~ % sudo ssh mixtile@
The authenticity of host ' (' can't be established.
ED25519 key fingerprint is SHA256:N/EmGvdwXqG6diDsrI4Jp8r8GMglK6wWcy6G5CJTITM.
This key is not known by any other names
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no/[fingerprint])? yes
Warning: Permanently added '' (ED25519) to the list of known hosts.
mixtile@'s password: 
Linux blade3 5.10.66 #1 SMP Fri May 5 18:48:27 CST 2023 aarch64

The programs included with the Debian GNU/Linux system are free software;
the exact distribution terms for each program are described in the
individual files in /usr/share/doc/*/copyright.

Debian GNU/Linux comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent
permitted by applicable law.
Last login: Mon Dec 18 10:05:29 2023 from

What you can do next

After login to Blade 3, you can perform operations based on your requirements, such as checking device information, installing or uninstalling software, editing configuration files, and starting or stoping services.

Check device information

cat /etc/os-release
cat /var/log/syslog

Install or uninstall software

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install [software name]
sudo apt uninstall [software name]

Edit configuration files

vi [file path]

Start or stop services

sudo systemctl start [service name]
sudo systemctl stop [service name]
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