How to use this box with Vagrant:

Vagrant.configure("2") do |config|
  config.vm.box = "svetterIO/UbuntuDesktop22.04"
  config.vm.box_version = "1.0"
end
vagrant init svetterIO/UbuntuDesktop22.04 \
  --box-version 1.0
vagrant up

This version was created 3 months ago.

Vagrant base image for Ubuntu Desktop 22.04

Info: This is a base image with ubuntu desktop based on generic/ubuntu2204 which has extensive provider support: vmware_desktop, virtualbox, hyperv, ...

Creation

This is series of command how the vagrant base image has been created:

.Vagrant command series

vagrant up
vagrant halt
vagrant package

.Destroy VM if not required anymore

vagrant destroy -f

Vagrantfile

.Used Vagrantfile with anotations

Vagrant.configure("2") do |config|
  # config.vm.box = "ubuntu/jammy64" # <1>
  config.vm.box = "generic/ubuntu2204" # <2>

  config.vm.provision "shell", reboot: true, inline:<<-EOF
    sudo apt update -y # <3>
    sudo apt install -y ubuntu-desktop open-vm-tools-desktop # <4>
  EOF
end
  • <1> no vmware support
  • <2> ubuntu server 22.04
  • <3> required as package URL might change over time.
  • <4> install desktop and vm tools for desktop environment. E.g. already installed vm tools do not support copy&past between host and VM.
4 providers for this version.
  • virtualbox
    amd64 Hosted by Vagrant Cloud (4.29 GB)
  • vmware
    amd64 Hosted by Vagrant Cloud (4.19 GB)
  • vmware_desktop
    amd64 Hosted by Vagrant Cloud (4.19 GB)
  • vmware_workstation
    amd64 Hosted by Vagrant Cloud (4.19 GB)