If you are on Linux or Mac youmust have
nsfd, the NSF server daemon
Start your development environment with the following commands:
vagrant up vagrant ssh cd /vagrant n98.phar install
Enter the credentials to the database connections. The default database name is "magento", the username "root" and the password "dev". You can choose the base url as long as it has the port :8080 and you modified your hosts-file accordingly.
Find in example/modules/ customized xml settings to use a basic shop without any third party modules and dependencies.