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Viewing and selecting the current Kubernetes context

With Podman Desktop, you can view and select your current Kubernetes context.


  • You have a Kubernetes context in your kubeconfig file: <your_kubernetes_cluster>. For example, Creating a kind cluster.


  1. Open the Podman Desktop tray menu.

    In the task bar, click Show hidden icons.

    Podman Desktop tray

    Right-click the Podman Desktop tray icon to open the menu.

    Podman Desktop tray

  2. Click Kubernetes to see your current Kubernetes context.

    Podman Desktop tray

  3. (Optionally) To change your Kubernetes context, click on the context name to activate.