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


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


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