Troubleshooting Your Laravel Homestead Virtual Machine

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Inevitably, when dealing with multiple pieces of interacting technology, you’re bound to run into a few issues.

Below is a list of issues that other From Idea To Launch members have encountered. I’ll be keeping this list up-to-date. If experience any of your own issues, please send me a quick email with a few details, so I can add it to the list.

“I get the following error when trying to add the Vagrant box:” Vagrant is attempting to interface with the UI in a way that requires a TTY...

Try re-running the command with --provider virtualbox at the end:

$ vagrant box add laravel/homestead --provider virtualbox

“I’m trying to boot my Homestead virtual machine and I’m stuck on default: Error: Connection timeout. Retrying...

Make sure Hardware Virtualization is enabled in your BIOS