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A cli to simplify working with kubectl for some common workflows

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A cli to simplify working with kubectl for some common workflows


Find the latest binaries here or use

on macOS
brew tap canopytax/ckube
brew install ckube


$ ckube
A CLI to simplify working with kubectl.

Usage: ckube [command]

Available Commands: deployment Get information about deployments exec execute a command in a container help Help about any command logs get logs from a service ls Interactive list of pods nodes Lists pods grouped by node service Interactive view of your services top View cpu and memory usage for pods

Flags: --context string the kubernetes context (defaults to value currently used by kubectl) -h, --help help for ckube --kubeconfig string path to kubeconfig file to use for CLI requests (defaults to $KUBECONFIG or $HOME/.kube/config) -l, --labels string Selector (label query) to filter on, supports '=', '==', and '!='.(e.g. -l key1=value1,key2=value2) -n, --namespace string the kubernetes namespace (defaults to value currently used by kubectl)

Use "ckube [command] --help" for more information about a command.

Targeting pods can be burdensome (i.e. in a deployment with replicas). If a k8s cluster has a service called

you could have several pods which might be named something like this:

Getting logs for the nginx service is easy with


single uspecified nginx pod:

ckube logs nginx

all nginx pods

ckube logs nginx -a

follow the logs

ckube logs nginx -f ```

Similar concurrent functionality exists for


You can toggle through your services and see the associated pods.

ckube service

You can use

ckube nodes
to show which pods are running on each node asciicast

Get an interactive view of your pods with

ckube ls
. You can further refine the prompt results by searching using
. Selecting a pod will print detailed pod information returned by
kubectl describe

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If you are looking to build the project or would like to contribute:

go get -d
cd $GOPATH/src/

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