The Quick Start Guides provide a simple step by step instruction on how to do an initial system setup for the AD-FMCOMMS1-EBZ on various FPGA development boards. They will discuss how to install the bitstream and how to boot a Linux distribution and give an basic introduction to the tools available.
Quick Start Guides are available for
If you are looking for a quick check on the hardware, you may use the No-OS software. You will need to build the bit file then use the no-os sources to generate the elf file.