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I've spent a few hours now without achieving any outcome trying to vagrant up a box of mine. It works perfectly on my mac and two of my coworkers mac but when trying to vagrant up that box on my windows desktop I get an error like this:

INFO runner: Running action: # C:/HashiCorp/Vagrant/embedded/gems/gems/vagrant-1.6.3/lib/vagrant/action/builtin/box_add.rb:358:in box_add': undefined methodname' for nil:NilClass (NoMethodError)

The full error log can be found here:

Hope you guys can help me, thanks!


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I had the same problem and filed this issue against vagrant:

It looks like the problem is due to some goofy behavior of Ruby's Pathname.join on Windows.

You should be able to solve the problem and get your box running by setting config.vm.box_url to what you have as, and setting to some name (.e.g. "ubuntu"). This worked for me.

So what you want in your Vagrantfile, based on your log, is something like

Vagrant.configure("2") do |config| = "socialplus"
    config.vm.box_url = ""
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Solved my issue +1 – Floradu88 Aug 12 '14 at 10:05

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