Here are the steps to set-up Pixie in a local K8s environment using minikube.

Install kubectl

Install v1.10.0+ as described here: install kubectl

Install minikube

Install v1.3.1+ with as decribed here: install minikube

Create Cluster

Run minikube start or deploy a specific K8s version supported by Pixie by running minikube start --kubernetes-version=v1.12.0.


Run minikube dashboard or kubectl get nodes to verify your cluster is up and running.