Introduction: Using Serial With Edison
This is a brief guide to using Edison on OS X without using any installers or third-party software.
Step 1: Step 1: Connect the Power Supply and USB
Step one is connecting the power supply and the USB cable.
Use the outermost micro-USB port, which provides a standard USB Serial interface with Edison.
Step 2: Step 2: Find the Name of the Serial Port
On OS X, the serial port will appear under `/dev/*usbserial*`. You would want the `cu` version, which can be used either with [`screen(1)`](http://mdoc.su/n/screen.1) or [`cu(1)`](http://mdoc.su/n/cu.1), short from Call Unix.
Step 3: Step 3: Connect to Edison With Screen or Cu.
cu -l /dev/cu.usbserial-A402YSYU -s115200
screen /dev/cu.usbserial-A402YSYU 115200
Step 4: Step 4: Configure WiFi
You should now be connected. Type `root` to login.
Then type `configure_edison --wifi`, and select the WiFI.
If using screen, you can detach with `Ctrl-A d`, and then reattach with `screen -x`. If you need to kill screen, you can use `pkill screen`. Note that it changes the capitalisation, so, if you try to find it with `ps`, make sure to `grep` with `-i`:
ps aux | fgrep -i screen
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