You can install dask-kubernetes with pip, conda, or by installing from source.


To use KubeCluster you may need to have kubectl installed (official install guide).

To use HelmCluster you will need to have helm installed (official install guide).


Pip can be used to install dask-kubernetes and its Python dependencies:

pip install dask-kubernetes --upgrade  # Install everything from last released version


To install the latest version of dask-kubernetes from the conda-forge repository using conda:

conda install dask-kubernetes -c conda-forge

Install from Source

To install dask-kubernetes from source, clone the repository from github:

git clone
cd dask-kubernetes
python install

or use pip locally if you want to install all dependencies as well:

pip install -e .

You can also install directly from git main branch:

pip install git+