Overview of Lens Desktop Kube#
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Lens Desktop Kube allows you to create a local Kubernetes cluster.
Before running Lens Desktop Kube, to avoid a port conflict, stop all local clusters such as Minikube, Docker Desktop, Rancher Desktop, and so on.
Prerequisites for Windows#
To run Lens Desktop Kube in Lens Desktop for Windows, make sure that:
- You are running Windows 10 version 2004 and higher (Build 19041 and higher) or Windows 11.
- WSL2 is installed. See Install Linux with WSL for detailed instructions.
- Hyper-V is installed and enabled both in BIOS and System Preferences. See Install Hyper-V on Windows 10 for detailed instructions.
- You are using an official Ubuntu distribution. See WSL Documentation: Install Linux on Windows with WSL.
Lens Desktop Kube is not available for virtual machines deployed through the Parallels software.
The following documentation might help you to understand the concepts of WSL2 and Hyper-v: