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Creating the geoblacklight-ubuntu32 box

Procedural steps to generating and creating a Vagrant box used in the GeoBlacklight Workshop.

  1. Download Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit server from
  2. Download and install VirtualBox 4.3.20
  3. Download and install Vagrant
  4. Follow "Build a box" tutorial to create a virtual machine Install the following:
    • Make sure to use the VirtualBox 4.3.20 GuestAdditions tools version
    • Install Ruby, Rails, and Git following this guide
      • Using Ruby 2.1.5
      • rbenv install 2.1.5
      • rbenv global 2.1.5
      • gem update --system
      • gem install bundler rails --no-rdoc --no-ri
    • Install Java
      • sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre-headless
  5. Export the virtual machine to a directory
  • cd to the directory of the workshop
  • cd geoblacklight_workshop_2015_06_09
  • vagrant package --base geoblacklight-ubuntu32 --output geoblacklight-v1.1
  1. Initialize vagrant
  • vagrant init

Good to go!

Creating new version:

Machine Specs

  • ubuntu-14.04.3 server 32bit
  • 1 GB Ram
  • 8 GB HD (dynamically allocated)
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