Here are the steps to set-up Pixie in a local K8s environment using minikube.
v1.10.0+ as described here: install kubectl
v1.3.1+ with as decribed here: install minikube
minikube start or deploy a specific K8s version supported by Pixie by running
minikube start --kubernetes-version=v1.12.0.
minikube dashboard or
kubectl get nodes to verify your cluster is up and running.