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
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
Once VirtualBox is installed, you can proceed with installing Vagrant.
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
To verify that Vagrant has been installed successfully, run the following command:
This should display the version of Vagrant that you have installed.
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:
3 Navigate to the newly created directory by running the following command:
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.
5 Start the Vagrant VMware by running the following command:
6 You can now access your virtual machine by running the following command:
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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