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If the folder `/car/cache/dnf` is present, the content will be cached
like in the Yum plugin.

A possible configuration to enable it:

Vagrant.configure(2) do |config|
   config.vm.box = "fedora/24-cloud-base"
  if Vagrant.has_plugin?("vagrant-cachier")
    config.cache.scope = :machine
    config.cache.auto_detect = false
    config.cache.enable :dnf
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A Vagrant plugin that helps you reduce the amount of coffee you drink while waiting for boxes to be provisioned by sharing a common package cache among similar VM instances. Kinda like vagrant-apt_cache or this magical snippet but targeting multiple package managers and Linux distros.

⚠️ Unmaintained ⚠️

This project is looking for maintainers, please see GH-143 for more.


Make sure you have Vagrant 1.4+ and run:

vagrant plugin install vagrant-cachier

Quick start

Vagrant.configure("2") do |config|
  config.vm.box = 'your-box'
  if Vagrant.has_plugin?("vagrant-cachier")
    # Configure cached packages to be shared between instances of the same base box.
    # More info on http://fgrehm.viewdocs.io/vagrant-cachier/usage
    config.cache.scope = :box

    # OPTIONAL: If you are using VirtualBox, you might want to use that to enable
    # NFS for shared folders. This is also very useful for vagrant-libvirt if you
    # want bi-directional sync
    config.cache.synced_folder_opts = {
      type: :nfs,
      # The nolock option can be useful for an NFSv3 client that wants to avoid the
      # NLM sideband protocol. Without this option, apt-get might hang if it tries
      # to lock files needed for /var/cache/* operations. All of this can be avoided
      # by using NFSv4 everywhere. Please note that the tcp option is not the default.
      mount_options: ['rw', 'vers=3', 'tcp', 'nolock']
    # For more information please check http://docs.vagrantup.com/v2/synced-folders/basic_usage.html

For more information please read the documentation available at http://fgrehm.viewdocs.io/vagrant-cachier.

Providers that are known to work

Please note that as of v0.6.0 the plugin will automatically disable any previously defined configs for cloud providers


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request