Installing minikube

Learn how to install minikube.

Understanding minikube

minikube supports several virtualization technologies. We’ll use VirtualBox throughout the book since it is the only virtualization supported in all operating systems. If you do not have it already, please head to the Download VirtualBox page and get the version that matches your OS.

Note: Please keep in mind that for VirtualBox or Hyper-V to work, virtualization must be enabled in the BIOS. Most machines should have it enabled by default.

Note: The installation of minikube may take a while.


Finally, we can install Minikube.


If you’re using macOS, please execute the command below:

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