How to install MicroK8s
on Linux Mint

MicroK8s snap

MicroK8s

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Kubernetes for workstations and appliances

MicroK8s is a small, fast, secure, single node Kubernetes that installs on just about any Linux box. Use it for offline development, prototyping, testing, or use it on a VM as a small, cheap, reliable k8s for CI/CD. It's also a great k8s for appliances - develop your IoT apps for k8s and deploy them to MicroK8s on your boxes.

Details for MicroK8s

License
Apache-2.0
Last updated
4 September 2019

Enable snaps on Linux Mint and install MicroK8s

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), Linux Mint 18.3 (Sylvia), and the latest releases, Linux Mint 19 (Tara) and Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa). You can find out which version of Linux Mint you’re running by opening System info from the Preferences menu. To install snap from the Software Manager application, search for snapd and click Install.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

Either restart your machine, or log out and in again, to complete the installation.

Install MicroK8s

To install MicroK8s, simply use the following command:

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Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

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