The following pieces of software need to be installed before installing Kibana 4.1.1:
The installation process will be covered separately for Windows and Ubuntu so that both types of users are able to understand the process of installation easily.
In this section, JDK needs to be installed so as to access Elasticsearch. Oracle Java 8 (update 20 onwards) will be installed as it is the recommended version for Elasticsearch from version 1.4.4 onwards.
Install Java 8 using the terminal and the apt package in the following manner: