1. brief introduction
Laravel Try to make the whole PHP Experience development （ Including your local development environment ） It's pleasant . Vagrant Provides a simple , Elegant way to manage and configure virtual machines .
Homestead It's an official , Prepackaged Vagrant Box , It provides you with a good development environment , You don't need to install it on your local computer PHP,Web Server and any other server software .
Don't worry about messing up your operating system ! Vagrant boxes It's totally one-off . If something goes wrong , You can destroy and recreate the box in a few minutes !
Homestead Available at any Windows,Mac or Linux Running on the system , And it includes Nginx,PHP,MySQL,PostgreSQL,Redis,Memcached,Node And develop excellent Laravel All other features required by the application .
If used Windows, You may need to enable hardware virtualization （VT-x）. Usually through your BIOS Enable it .
If in UEFI Used on the system Hyper-V, It may also need to be disabled Hyper-V To access VT-x.
1.1 Included software
* Ubuntu 18.04
* PHP 7.4
* PHP 7.3
* PHP 7.2
* PHP 7.1
* PHP 7.0
* PHP 5.6
* lmm for MySQL or MariaDB database snapshots
* PostgreSQL (9.6, 10, 11, 12)