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Creating Development Environments with Vagrant by Michael Peacock

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Preparing the VirtualBox machine

In order to create the virtual machine with VirtualBox, we need to open up the VirtualBox and perform the given steps:

  1. Click on the New button, at the upper-left corner of the VirtualBox, to start the process:
    Preparing the VirtualBox machine
  2. Let's name the machine as vagrant-ubuntu-raring, this is the format recommended by Vagrant. Select Linux in the Type drop-down, and Version as Ubuntu (64 bit):
    Preparing the VirtualBox machine
  3. Vagrant recommends setting a memory allocation of 360 MB. This is typically sufficient for a base install, and users can override this within their Vagrantfile ...

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