Digital Geography

Vagrant: Setup and Share your Digital Geo-Lab

In one of my last posts I described the installation of a git server to improve collaborative work in closed environments. But developing solutions can be a pain in the axxxx if you need deal with user/OS dependent issues all the time. So let me introduce you to Vagrant: Vagrant is an open-source software product for building and maintaining portable virtual development environments.

testing a new OS

every change on a working machine like your loved PC is more or less connected to loosing everything. But there may be the need for a new, improved an open source OS or the need to change this OS due to policies in your working group or institution. Using Virtualbox for trying out the one or the other operating system is great. Easy to download and open source as well. So lets go one step further and install the great Ubuntu or the LTE on this virtualbox and use it as a second guest in slave mode: If you areā€¦