Laravel Homestead on Ubuntu 16.04

Yesterday I wrote about my first steps with Laravel and Homestead and complained about how I had some trouble getting started. It turns out this has nothing to do with Laravel and instead has to do with a Vagrant bug in the version that is shipped by default with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

vagrant up throws The following SSH command responded with a non-zero exit status error for Laravel Homestead

Source: 16.04 – vagrant up throws The following SSH command responded with a non-zero exit status error for Laravel Homestead – Ask Ubuntu

Installing Vagrant manually did the trick and everything worked like a charm. I am so impressed so far, the bootstrapped Laravel project is elegant, well structured, and beautiful by default. I am almost afraid to write any code because I will probably ruin it.

If you made it this far, you should probably follow me on twitter. 🙂

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