laravel/installer package was updated to v2 on Feb 2018.
Even you have run
composer global update, still only got v1.5.0.
It is because in your
~/.composer/composer.json file. It is referenced as “^1.3”. It will not update to v2. Maximum only upgrade to v1.5.0.
Easy way is required again.
composer global require laravel/installer:^2.0.1
another way is like below:-
Now you have to do is edit your
~/.composer/composer.json file, update the “^1.x” to “^2.0.1”.