Setting Up minikube GUI

Overview

  • This guide will show you how to setup the minikube GUI
  • WARNING! This GUI is a prototype and therefore may be unstable or contain bugs. Please use at your own risk, we are not responsible for damages.
  • If you experience any bugs or have suggestions to improve the GUI feel free to create a GitHub Issue.
  • Please note that the SSH functionality currently only works on Linux.

Before You Begin

  • You will need to already have minikube setup on your machine, follow the Getting Start doc if not already done.

Steps

  1. Download the zipped folder
curl -LO https://storage.googleapis.com/minikube-gui/nightly/minikube-gui-mac.zip
  1. Unzip
unzip minikube-gui-mac.zip
  1. Open the application
open dist/minikube.app
  1. If you see the following, click cancel.

Mac unverified developer

  1. Open System Preferences and go to Security & Privacy -> General and click “Open Anyway”.
  1. Download the zipped folder via PowerShell (below) or via your browser (faster)
Invoke-WebRequest -Uri 'https://storage.googleapis.com/minikube-gui/nightly/minikube-gui-windows.zip' -UseBasicParsing
  1. Unzip
Expand-Archive minikube-gui-windows.zip
  1. Open the application
.\minikube-gui-windows\dist\systray.exe
  1. If you see the following, click More info and then Run anyway

Windows unreconized app

  1. Download the zipped folder
curl -LO https://storage.googleapis.com/minikube-gui/nightly/minikube-gui-linux.zip
  1. Unzip
unzip minikube-gui-linux.zip
  1. Open the application
dist/systray
Last modified September 12, 2022: update minikube GUI path (d0328e767)