Install Laravel Framework with any version you want.
This laravel installer is an alternative like a symfony installer, where you could choose a specific version to install.
Remember to remove your old laravel installer for prevent conflicts
composer g remove laravel/installer
composer g require artesaos/laravel-installer
This installer works like a default laravel installer. The difference is you can choose your version.
laravel new name version
--interactive is available. It will ask for packages to require on your project
name for your project name and
version for one of the available versions:
5.5 - Default version - You can use
master - Install from the current master branch
develop - Install the development version from the next release
You can use the help command for instructions:
laravel help new
You can view the latest changes here