Install and run Minikube in Azure Linux VM

What is Minikube?

Minikube is a tool that makes it easy to run Kubernetes locally. Minikube runs a single node Kubernetes cluster inside a VM. It is one of the best way to try out Kubernetes locally

Pre-Requisites

As minikube runs a single node Kubernetes cluster inside a VM, you need to have a Linux machine which is having virtualization capabilities enabled, only them we can run another virtual machine inside your host linux machine.

Install VirtualBox

Follow the general instructions given in VirtualBox site for installing VirtualBox in your machine. We will be following instructions for “Debian-based Linux distributions”

  1. Go to /etc/apt directory and make a back-up copy of sources.list file (just in case!)

Install Kubectl

  1. Go to directory /usr/local/bin and run the following command, it will download the Kubectl from Googleapis.com

Install Minikube

  1. Run the following command to download minikube debian package.

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