Kui combines the power of familiar CLIs with visualizations in high-impact areas. Kui enables you to manipulate complex JSON and YAML data models, integrate disparate tooling, and provides quick access to aggregate views of operational data.
We offer prebuilt images that provide Kubernetes enhancements:
To run Kui as a kubectl
kubectl 1.12+). These distributions contain a
script that serves as a
kubectl plugin for Kui. For Windows and
Linux, add the unpacked directory to your PATH; for MacOS, the script
is nested inside of the application:
curl -L https://macos-tarball.kui-shell.org/ | tar jxf - export PATH=$PWD/Kui-darwin-x64/Kui.app/Contents/Resources:$PATH kubectl kui get pods
After the final command, you should see a popup window listing pods in your current namespace.
You may also install Kui as an
To help with complex data, Kui offers a suite of visualizations. You can quickly flip between the terminal and these visualizations, without having to switch to a browser, log in, and navigate through complex menu structures.
Kui uses Electron to provide you with an augmented but CLI-focused development experience. You will have access to your filesystem and your favorite terminal and text editor. At the same time, one may offer a hosted Kui, allowing the same experience in both a local- and browser-based experience.