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Does anyone know if it is possible to install Splunk on a Godaddy server? I've downloaded the deb file on my server using wget (and obviously I have ssh access) but I'm struggling to install it as apparently

-bash: dpkg: command not found

I guess Godaddy restrict what you can do but I'd like to get this working

Thanks again

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what is the output of uname -a? You may be using a distribution that uses RPMs instead of .debs – Hyppy Mar 25 '11 at 17:03
Linux xxxxxxxxxxxx.el5PAE #1 SMP Tue Nov 9 13:34:42 EST 2010 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux – ing0 Mar 25 '11 at 21:18
up vote 3 down vote accepted

According to their website, you can have a virtual server with either CentOS or Fedora. Or a dedicated server which includes both options from virtual + Ubuntu.

Unless you have a dedicated server with them, you can only be using a RHEL like OS, which does not use Debian files.

In this case you would require a rpm package, or could try to install it via yum, the package manager for CentOS and Fedora.

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Ah ok, I can get the rpm. Will have a go at that, thanks. I don't have a dedi so that's probably it! – ing0 Mar 25 '11 at 21:16
Got it working thanks. It was CentOS! – ing0 Mar 25 '11 at 22:53

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