Finding additional Vagrant boxes

Up to this point, we have provisioned Vagrant environments using a single box—a version of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) provided by PuppetLabs, a company that sponsors the open source Puppet configuration management software as well as commercial Puppet products. (We'll see how to use Puppet with Vagrant in later recipes.) There are two reasons why we used this box in the examples:

  • PuppetLabs packaged Ubuntu 14.04 boxes for a few different hypervisors (VirtualBox and VMware).
  • PuppetLabs, as a company, offered a relatively stable set of boxes to develop Puppet. These should be broadly available after the publication of this book.

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