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Unable to Vagrant Up on terminal

Im trying to set my local development enviromet set up with Laravel Homestead i installed VB and Vagrant and already brought the homestead VB by 'vagrant box add laravel/homestead' also clonned Homestead folder already and modified the yaml file set up my sites folder.

but when i try to run vagrant up this happens

There was an error while executing VBoxManage, a CLI used by Vagrant for controlling VirtualBox. The command and stderr is shown below.

Command: ["import", "-n", "/home/raguirre/.vagrant.d/boxes/laravel-VAGRANTSLASH-homestead/0.3.0/virtualbox/box.ovf"]

Stderr: 0%...
Progress state: VBOX_E_FILE_ERROR
VBoxManage: error: Appliance read failed
VBoxManage: error: Could not read OVF file 'box.ovf' (VERR_ACCESS_DENIED)
VBoxManage: error: Details: code VBOX_E_FILE_ERROR (0x80bb0004), component ApplianceWrap, interface IAppliance
VBoxManage: error: Context: "RTEXITCODE handleImportAppliance(HandlerArg*)" at line 307 of file VBoxManageAppliance.cpp

anyone has had this same problem or knows how to solve it? thanks in advance

BTW im using linux Ubuntu

Hampton Paulk

1 Answer

Never mind i just used ' sudo vagrant up'

and that worked somehow

Jeff Lemay
Jeff Lemay
14,265 Points

I know you found a solution but I wanted to say I had a lot of trouble setting up Vagrant/Laravel too. I think the videos need to show some common errors that people encounter instead of just running through a "perfect installation". The thing that finally solved my problems was "vagrant provision" after running "vagrant up". But I have no idea why that solved things.

i know Jeff Lemay, the installation process its kind of frustrating, it wouldnt be bad to have a workshop with installation processes in different operating systems, for me it's being a struggle everytime i try to install something new working with linux but at the end, linux turns out to be better than the others, i think teachers should consider linux too