Yowsup – configuring python whatsapp library in Beaglebone (Ubuntu)

This post elaborate various steps involved in setting up WhatsApp python library in Linux.
For connecting Whatsapp service to Beaglebone, we will be using Yowsup python library. Yowsup-cli is a command-line front end opensource python program under MIT license that allow you to login and use the whatsapp service and provide you with all capabilities that an official whatsapp client provides you. These capabilities includes sending and receiving texts, images, gps location, video clips and audio clips.