An almost completely unattended way to create a VirtualBox VM running Ubuntu 14.04.x LTS, and then run the automated CollectionSpace server installer within that VM:
- Install both VirtualBox (https://www.virtualbox.org/) and Vagrant (https://www.vagrantup.com/).
- Create a new directory.
cdto that new directory.
- In a web browser, visit https://github.com/mark-cooper/cspace_vagrantbox
- Download the file named
Vagrantfileinto that new directory. (E.g. right-click or Ctrl-click the Vagrantfile link and choose "Save Link As..." or equivalent, and choose that new directory as the place to download this file.)
- From within the directory you created, enter:
vagrant up(This will initiate the automated installer and start displaying progress messages; allow at least 30 minutes for installation to complete.
- If any serious errors occur during installation, you can also retry that process;
exitfrom the VM, then at your host computer's shell prompt, enter
vagrant destroy, and then `