How to Install Postman on Fedora 29

How to Install Postman on Fedora 29
How to Install Postman on Fedora 29

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.

Prerequisites

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.

Using Postman

To start using Postman, go to Applications -> Postman and launch Postman on Fedora 29 or you can simply run following command.

postman

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.

how to install Postman - Create Account or Sign In
how to install Postman – Create Account or Sign In

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.

How to install Postman - Start Using Postman
How to install Postman – Start Using Postman

Conclusion

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.

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