So far, we have used Vagrant with the freely available base boxes, and learned about the websites available such as vagrantbox.es, which provide a list of unofficial third-party base boxes. When we discussed Vagrant boxes initially, we also learned about how we can export a Vagrant environment into a new base box.
This involves us either finding a base box or customizing an existing base box. In this chapter, we will look at how we can take a Linux installation disk and turn it into a working Vagrant base box, which we can further customize as much as we like.
In this chapter, you will learn: