Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments on Mac OS X, Windows, or a popular distribution of Linux. It helps you create and configure lightweight, reproducible, and portable development environments. With an easy-to-use workflow and focus on automation, Vagrant lowers development environment setup time, increases development/production parity, and makes the ‘works on my machine’ excuse a relic of the past.
$ vagrant init precise32 http://files.vagrantup.com/precise32.box $ vagrant up
After running the above two commands, you’ll have a fully running virtual machine in VirtualBox running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit. You can SSH into this machine with
vagrant ssh, and when you’re done playing around, you can remove all traces of it with
mkdir vagrant cd vagrant wget https://dl.bintray.com/mitchellh/vagrant/vagrant_1.4.3_x86_64.deb sudo dpkg -i vagrant_1.4.3_x86_64.deb vagrant init precise32 http://files.vagrantup.com/precise32.box vagrant up
Go to Vagrant project page on drupal.org and download the zip or tar file and extract it somewhere onto your filesystem (Example: ~/Documents/vagrant/).
- First, make sure you have downloaded a Vagrant box
- Go to the Vagrant project that you just downloaded (~/Documents/vagrant/) and create a public directory
$ cd [vagrant project] $ mkdir public $ vagrant up
Add this line to your
/etc/hosts (or windows equivalent
126.96.36.199 drupal.vbox.local dev-site.vbox.local
That’s it, files in ‘public’ are served here: http://drupal.vbox.local/. If you get a Drupal error run