Splunk: Install Splunk Light on Ubuntu Linux

In this lesson, I will go over how to install Splunk Light Desktop on Ubuntu Linux.

Open your browser and search for splunk light download

Click on the Splunk Light Software Free Download

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Click on the Linux tab and select .deb download

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If you go to the file drawer – downloads, you will see the Splunk install file.

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Now search system for terminal

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With terminal open type the following:

sudo dpkg -i (path and file name of your download file)

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Once installed, go to the following folder opt/splunk/bin

cd /opt/splunk/bin

sudo ./splunk start --accept-license

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Now you can open your browser and go to http://127.0.01:8000

Login – your first log in they will want you to change your password

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And now we are up and running

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