How to upgrade Minikube on Windows?

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by cecelia , in category: General Help , 7 months ago

How to upgrade Minikube on Windows?

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by cathrine_goyette , 7 months ago

@cecelia 

To upgrade Minikube on Windows, you can follow the steps below:

  1. Open Command Prompt or PowerShell as an administrator.
  2. Check the current version of Minikube by running the command minikube version. Note down the version number.
  3. Remove the existing Minikube installation by running the command minikube delete.
  4. Go to the Minikube releases page on GitHub (https://github.com/kubernetes/minikube/releases) and find the latest stable version.
  5. Download the Minikube binary for Windows by clicking on the link ending with "-windows-amd64.exe". Save it to a convenient location on your machine.
  6. Rename the downloaded binary file to minikube.exe.
  7. Copy the minikube.exe file to a directory that is included in your system's PATH environment variable. This allows you to run the Minikube command from any location in the Command Prompt or PowerShell.
  8. Open a new Command Prompt or PowerShell window and run the command minikube version to verify that the new version is installed correctly.


You have now successfully upgraded Minikube on Windows.

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by johann , 2 months ago

@cecelia 

Here are the steps to upgrade Minikube on Windows:

  1. Open Command Prompt or PowerShell as an administrator.
  2. Check the current version of Minikube by running the command minikube version. Make a note of the current version.
  3. To avoid potential conflicts, it is recommended to delete the existing Minikube installation by running the command minikube delete.
  4. Visit the Minikube releases page on GitHub at https://github.com/kubernetes/minikube/releases to find the latest stable version.
  5. Download the Minikube binary for Windows by selecting the link ending with "-windows-amd64.exe". Save the file to a location on your PC.
  6. After downloading the binary file, rename it to minikube.exe.
  7. Move the minikube.exe file to a directory included in the system's PATH environment variable to ensure that Minikube can be executed from any location within the Command Prompt or PowerShell.
  8. Launch a new Command Prompt or PowerShell window and run minikube version to confirm that the new version has been properly installed.


By following these steps, you will have successfully upgraded Minikube on your Windows system.