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
Click on the Linux tab and select .deb download
If you go to the file drawer – downloads, you will see the Splunk install file.
Now search system for terminal
With terminal open type the following:
sudo dpkg -i (path and file name of your download file)
Once installed, go to the following folder opt/splunk/bin
cd /opt/splunk/bin sudo ./splunk start --accept-license
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
And now we are up and running