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  • VirtualBox 4.0 or higher
  • Vagrant 1.6.0 or higher
  • a machine with at least 4GB of memory and 2 Cores

Windows users:

What do you get?

A 64-bit virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with a lot of useful software and features.


To launch your box for the first time:

git clone
cd cakebox
cp Cakebox.yaml.default Cakebox.yaml
vagrant up

Note: the initial download of the (~2GB) box image could take some time so please be patient.

Once provisioning has completed you can:

  • login to your Virtual Machine by using the vagrant ssh command
  • login to your Cakebox Dashboard by browsing to

What's next?

Now that your box is up-and-running you might consider: