How to Install Vagrant on Ubuntu 22.04

Vagrant is a tool that allows you to create and manage virtual machines. In this guide, we will demonstrate the installation of Vagrant on Ubuntu 22.04.


Before starting, make sure that your system is up-to-date by running the following command:

sudo apt update

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Installing VirtualBox

Vagrant requires a virtualization provider to work. In this tutorial, we will use VirtualBox as our provider. To install VirtualBox, run the following command:

sudo apt install virtualbox

Installing Vagrant

Once VirtualBox is installed, you can proceed with installing Vagrant.

Vagrant download

First, you would need to download the Vagrant deb package by invoking the command:


Once this is done, run the following command to install Vagrant deb package:

sudo apt install ./vagrant_2.2.19_x86_64.deb

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Verifying the Installation

To verify that Vagrant has been installed successfully, run the following command:

vagrant –version

This should display the version of Vagrant that you have installed.

Using Vagrant on Ubuntu 22.04

To use Vagrant on Ubuntu 22.04, you can download a pre-built box from the official repository of Ubuntu 22.04 and use it to create a new virtual machine. Here’s how:

1 Open a terminal window.

2 Create a new directory for your project by running the following command:
mkdir newproject

3 Navigate to the newly created directory by running the following command:
cd newproject

4 Head over to the website and choose your VagrantBox. We have selected ubuntu/trusty64 and executed the command:

You will notice that a ‘ Vagrantfile ‘ has been placed.

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5 Start the Vagrant VMware by running the following command:
vagrant up

6 You can now access your virtual machine by running the following command:
vagrant ssh


That’s it! You have successfully installed Vagrant on your Ubuntu system. You can now start creating and managing virtual machines using Vagrant.


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Nikolaus Oosterhof

Nikolaus holds a degree in software development and has a strong passion for all things tech-related, especially gadgets with screens. Though he is nostalgic for older phone models, he's a retired gamer and continues to enjoy programming in open-source environments. Additionally, Nikolaus enjoys writing about Linux, macOS and Windows and has experience designing web pages.

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