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Windows 10, Magento 2.1.

I am reading Vagrant directions so I can get VirtualBox and Magento running. These directions tell me to run commands, but they don't say where to run the commands. I have used the Windows CLI, but never the ($) character. Am I supposed to use the below commands in Windows CLI or the emulated Linux OS terminal that is running inside of VirtualBox? Thanks.

$ mkdir vagrant_getting_started

$ cd vagrant_getting_started

$ vagrant init

Here is the page with directions I am following: https://www.vagrantup.com/docs/getting-started/project_setup.html

  • You're supposed to run those commands on whatever your own OS is, assuming you have installed vagrant already. However, I made an easy to follow video to do exactly what you are trying to accomplish. m.youtube.com/watch?v=qTeDLoC2rV0 – Shawn Abramson Aug 29 '16 at 22:54
  • Thanks. That's a good video for MAC and Linux users installing Magento 1.x. I edited my post to add that I am using Windows 10 and Magento 2.1. It looks like you have some other videos there I will watch in the future. – Kadin Aug 29 '16 at 23:52
  • I apologize, I totally forgot that it wasn't valid for windows! Do you know how to add vagrant to your PATH? This way you can vagrant from any directory. – Shawn Abramson Aug 29 '16 at 23:53
  • No. I have not yet installed Vagrant or VirtualBox. I was hoping to do that today if I can get up the courage. – Kadin Aug 29 '16 at 23:56
  • No courage needed, both are a fairly simple install. With that being said, since you may not be terribly familiar with the command line, you should consider backing up your OS just in case. – Shawn Abramson Aug 29 '16 at 23:57
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These must be Linux commands. I will down load and install Vagrant and VirtualBox and then go from there.

Thanks for the help in the comments.

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