Krew is the package manager for kubectl plugins.
What does Krew do?
Krew is a tool that makes it easy to use kubectl
helps you discover plugins, install and manage them on your machine. It is
similar to tools like apt, dnf or brew. Today, over 100
kubectl plugins are available on Krew.
For kubectl users: Krew helps you find, install and manage kubectl plugins
in a consistent way.
For plugin developers: Krew helps you package and distribute your plugins
on multiple platforms and makes them discoverable.
Visit the Krew documentation to find Installation
instructions, User Guide and Developer Guide.
You can follow the Quickstart to get started with Krew.
Releasing Krew: how to release new version of
Plugin Lifecycle: how Krew installs/upgrades
plugins and itself. (Not necessarily up-to-date, but it can give a good idea
about how Krew works under the covers.)
Krew Architecture: architectural decisions
behind designing initial versions of Krew. (Not up-to-date.)
Krew Logo: our logo and branding assets.
./docs for all documentation.
Please check out the Issue
Tracker to see the plan of
record for new features and changes.
- If you have a problem with the Krew itself, please file an
issue in this repository.
- If you're having a problem with a particular plugin's installation or
upgrades, file an issue at krew-index repository.
- If you're having an issue with an installed plugin, file an issue for the
repository the plugin's source code is hosted at.
Interested in contributing to Krew? Please refer to our
Contributing Guidelines for more details.
Code of Conduct
Participation in the Kubernetes community is governed by the Kubernetes Code