Install Postman on Fedora 29
Postman is one of the useful tool built for API development. Using Postman you can develop API faster. In the beginning, Postman provided as an extension of Google Chrome browser but later it is developed as an independent tool as very much growth in its popularity. Today Postman is available for all major operating systems such as Linux, Windows, and MacOS. In this tutorial, you are going to learn How to install Postman on Fedora 29.
Before you start installing Postman on Fedora 29. You must have a non-root user account on your server with sudo privileges.
Install Postman on Fedora
Installing Postman on Fedora is one of the easiest things today. We are going to install Postman on Debian by downloading the latest version from Postman official website.
To download Postman run following wget command in the terminal :
wget https://dl.pstmn.io/download/latest/linux64 -O postman-linux-x64.tar.gz
Now extract the downloaded file inside /opt directory using following command:
sudo tar xvzf postman-linux-x64.tar.gz -C /opt
Create a symbolic link to /opt/Postman/Postman using below command:
sudo ln -s /opt/Postman/Postman /usr/bin/postman
Finally to create a application desktop icon run below command:
cat << EOF > ~/.local/share/applications/postman2.desktop [Desktop Entry] Name=Postman GenericName=API Client X-GNOME-FullName=Postman API Client Comment=Make and view REST API calls and responses Keywords=api; Exec=/opt/Postman/Postman Terminal=false Type=Application Icon=/opt/Postman/app/resources/app/assets/icon.png Categories=Development;Utilities; EOF
You have successfully installed Postman on Fedora 29.
To start using Postman, go to
Applications -> Postman and launch Postman on Fedora 29 or you can simply run following command.
On the first launch, you will see the following window for Sign Up using Email or Google Account. Otherwise, you can also Sign In if you have an existing account.
After signing in or creating the new account you are ready to start using Postman for API development.
Following is an example in which we sending a GET request to the URL.
In this tutorial, you have learned how to install Postman on Fedora 29 successfully. If you have any of the queries regarding this then you can comment below.