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VirtualBox, Vagrant and Mac OS X: instant linux development environment

Vagrant is a Ruby project that lets you set up a Linux virtual machine very quickly, using VirtualBox. Ideally, at least.  Getting it set up the first time on a MacBook can be tricky.  Here’s how I got it running.

This assumes you’re running Vagrant in your home directory.  Also, I already had VirtualBox installed.

Updated 5/30/2011: The previous instructions added ~/.rvm/scripts/rvm to ~/.bash_profile, which caused RVM’s settings to override anything in your ~/.profile.  See “Gotchas” for more info.

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