3.6. Procedure – Installing syslog-ng on Debian-based platforms
To install syslog-ng on operating systems that use the Debian Software Package (deb) format, complete the following steps. The following supported operating systems use this format:
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Login to your syslog-ng PE account and download the syslog-ng PE DEB package for your system.
Issue the following command as root:
dpkg -i syslog-ng-premium-edition-<version>-<OS>-<arch>.deb
Answer the configuration questions of syslog-ng PE. These are described in detail in Section 3.3, Installing syslog-ng using the .run installer.
For information on configuring syslog-ng PE, see the Chapter 4, The syslog-ng PE quick-start guide.