composer global require "laravel/installer=~1.3.5"
Add the following path, where yyy is your user name of your home folder.
You can do that in Linux by using something like:
sudo nano ~\.bashrc
and add the following line at the bottom of that file. The path is only first activate in a new terminal window.
Create a new Laravel skeleton project at the root of folder/directory where you would like to have this project.
After creation a new folder is created with the project name you've entered.
laravel new project-name