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Creating Development Environments with Vagrant - Second Edition by Michael Peacock

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Getting started

Now that we know what software we need in order to get Vagrant running on our machine, let's start installing VirtualBox and Vagrant itself.

Installing VirtualBox

VirtualBox (https://www.virtualbox.org/) is an open source tool sponsored by Oracle that lets you create, manage, and use virtual machines on your own computer.

VirtualBox is a graphical program with a command-line interface that lets you visually create virtual machines, allocate resources, load external media such as operating system CDs, and view the screen of the virtual machine. Vagrant wraps on top of this and provides an intuitive command-line interface along with the integration of additional tools (including integrations with provisioners and also HashiCorp Atlas ...

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