Using Vagrant to download VM box

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James Newton

Aug 19, 2017, 4:25:37 PM8/19/17
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Hi everyone!

I'm interested in contributing to the Tatoeba project, so I am doing my best to install it on my development machine. I'm following the instruction at

Here's what I have installed:

$ git --version
git version 2.7.4


Version 5.1.26 r117224 (Qt5.5.1)

$ ansible --version
  config file = 
  configured module search path = Default w/o overrides
  python version = 2.7.12 (default, Nov 19 2016, 06:48:10) [GCC 5.4.0 20160609]

$ vagrant -v
Vagrant 1.8.1

I get as far as this:  

    • Use vagrant to first download the box and then provision it using ansible. Please be patient, it takes a while for vagrant to download the ~300MB box on your machine and then to provision it using ansible.
$ cd imouto #ignore if already in the imouto directory
    • Configure proxy on Vagrant VM if you are behind proxy server:
      • Install proxyconf plugin:
$ vagrant plugin install vagrant-proxyconf

Here's what I see in the Terminal:

$ vagrant plugin install vagrant-proxyconf
Installing the 'vagrant-proxyconf' plugin. This can take a few minutes...
/usr/lib/ruby/2.3.0/rubygems/specification.rb:946:in `all=': undefined method `group_by' for nil:NilClass (NoMethodError)
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/bundler.rb:275:in `with_isolated_gem'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/bundler.rb:231:in `internal_install'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/bundler.rb:102:in `install'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/plugin/manager.rb:62:in `block in install_plugin'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/plugin/manager.rb:72:in `install_plugin'
from /usr/share/vagrant/plugins/commands/plugin/action/install_gem.rb:37:in `call'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/action/warden.rb:34:in `call'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/action/builder.rb:116:in `call'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/action/runner.rb:66:in `block in run'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/util/busy.rb:19:in `busy'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/action/runner.rb:66:in `run'
from /usr/share/vagrant/plugins/commands/plugin/command/base.rb:14:in `action'
from /usr/share/vagrant/plugins/commands/plugin/command/install.rb:32:in `block in execute'
from /usr/share/vagrant/plugins/commands/plugin/command/install.rb:31:in `each'
from /usr/share/vagrant/plugins/commands/plugin/command/install.rb:31:in `execute'
from /usr/share/vagrant/plugins/commands/plugin/command/root.rb:56:in `execute'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/cli.rb:42:in `execute'
from /usr/lib/ruby/vendor_ruby/vagrant/environment.rb:268:in `cli'
from /usr/bin/vagrant:173:in `<main>'

 This completes almost immediately. It does not take "a few minutes".

Then when I run...

$ vagrant up

I get this: 
No usable default provider could be found for your system.

Vagrant relies on interactions with 3rd party systems, known as
"providers", to provide Vagrant with resources to run development
environments. Examples are VirtualBox, VMware, Hyper-V.

The easiest solution to this message is to install VirtualBox, which
is available for free on all major platforms.

If you believe you already have a provider available, make sure it
is properly installed and configured. You can see more details about
why a particular provider isn't working by forcing usage with
`vagrant up --provider=PROVIDER`, which should give you a more specific
error message for that particular provider.

What is the step that I am missing?

Thanks in advance for your help,


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