A “Headless” connection means you can connect Odinub with your laptop or
Computer without turn off the main operating system.
Step 1: Required Materials
USB to Serial Converter
Now, if we want to connect Odinub headless we can use UART protocol.
Step 2: Download FTDI Drivers & PuTTY
For the headless connection we can’t directly connect laptop or computer
with Odinub for that we have to use PuTTY software. It is a software which
will help us to connect Odinub with Serial Terminal or SSH. Here we will use
serial terminal for headless connection.
For that Download PuTTY software from following link.
After downloading PuTTY just install it
For USB to Serial converter we have to download FTDI drivers from the
Now scroll down and download the setup executable file according to your
And then install the driver by right click on the file and select run as
Step 3: Hardware connection
Here we are using UART protocol so we have to connect 3 pins.
Odinub Debugger Pins USB to Serial converter Pins
GND 1Pin GND
Tx(Transmit 5Pin) Rx(Receive Pin)
Rx(Receive 4Pin) Tx(Transmit Pin)
Step 4: PuTTY settings
Now, Connect the Converter with your Laptop or PC.
Goto Device Manager > Ports and check the COM port.
Now, open PuTTY and select Connection type as serial and correct the COM
port and set the speed as 115200.
Click on open and login to your Odinub via username(root) and
After login via username and password you will enjoy Odinub.