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This guide provides details about how you can install the Knative
Install kn using brew
For macOS, you can install
kn by using Homebrew.
brew install knative/client/kn
Install kn using a binary
You can install
kn by downloading the executable binary for your system and placing it in the system path.
A link to the latest stable binary release is available on the
kn release page.
Install kn using the nightly-built binary
Nightly-built executable binaries are available for users who want to install the latest pre-release build of
WARNING: Nightly-built executable binaries include features which may not be included in the latest Knative release and are not considered to be stable.
Links to the latest nightly-built executable binaries are available here:
Install kn using Go
Check out the
git clone https://github.com/knative/client.git cd client/
Build an executable binary:
kninto your system path, and verify that
kncommands are working properly. For example:
Running kn using container images
WARNING: Nightly container images include features which may not be included in the latest Knative release and are not considered to be stable.
Links to images are available here:
You can run
kn from a container image. For example:
docker run --rm -v "$HOME/.kube/config:/root/.kube/config" gcr.io/knative-releases/knative.dev/client/cmd/kn:latest service list
kn from a container image does not place the binary on a permanent path. This procedure must be repeated each time you want to use
Using kn with Tekton
See the Tekton documentation.
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