Using vagrant to run virtual machines with desktop environment. No problem. My idea is to have two Linux Base Boxes with Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Desktop respectively and then another two with Windows 7 and 8. Ubuntu Desktop images for Vagrant. Contribute to vagrant-desktop-images development by creating an account on GitHub.
Once booted, it runs the included provisioning script, to install the Ubuntu desktop environment. I followed Vagrant Get Started Guide, and have a VirtualBox running Ubuntu 12. Sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gnome-shell sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. The combination of Vagrant, VirtualBox and Ubuntu allows for some interesting potential.
How to create an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server VirtualBox image that can be packaged to a Vagrant box. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server (and Desktop) VirtualBox Vagrant. If you find yourself wanting a desktop environment after you have installed Ubuntu server you can easily add it. How to Install the Desktop Components (GUI) on an Ubuntu Server. Cloudify – try it quickly and easily on your desktop. Just vagrant up. When it’s done, type vagrant ssh to enter the new Ubuntu instance. Start The Manager.
The advice from askubuntu.com didn’t quite work for me, so try this simplified version:. I’ve used vagrant to set up ubuntu 12.10. How can I actually connect to the graphical desktop? There doesn’t seem to be a way in the Virtualbox manager. Besides SSH access, is it also possible to use Vagrant to launch a proper session running the X Window System and a window manager such as Unity so that the graphical interface is also available?. What you should do instead is issue sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop. My idea was to use Vagrant to install and start Ubuntu Desktop. First step is to downloaded Vagrant and then start command line and move into new empty directory. Sudo apt-get install xfce4 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gnome-shell sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install gdm sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm Vagrant VM. The Vagrant VMware providers are used just like any other provider. Please read the general basic usage page for providers. The value to use for the –provider flag is vmware_fusion for VMware Fusion, and vmware_workstation for VMware Workstation.