How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 18.04

How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 18.04
How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Postman on Ubuntu 18.04

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 Ubuntu 18.04.

Prerequisites

Before you start installing Postman on Ubuntu 18.04. You must have a non-root user account on your server with sudo privileges.

Install Postman on Ubuntu

Installing Postman on Ubuntu is one of the easiest things today. We are going to install Postman on Ubuntu using snappy package system tool.

Open terminal using Ctrl+Alt+t then run following command to install Postman on Ubuntu:

sudo snap install postman

You may be asked for the password, then please enter the password. After completing the above process you have successfully installed Postman on your Ubuntu system.

The output should be:

postman 6.7.3 from 'postman-inc' installed

Install Postman from Ubuntu Software Center

You can also install Postman from Ubuntu software center.

To install Postman from Ubuntu Software Center go to Ubuntu Software the type Postman. You will see the following window:

how to install Postman - Install Postman
how to install Postman – Install Postman

Now click on Postman the again click on Install to complete the installation.

Using Postman

To start using Postman, go to Activities -> Postman and launch Postman on Ubuntu 18.04.

How to install Postman - Activities Launch
How to install Postman – Activities Launch

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 Ubuntu 18.04 successfully. If you have any of the queries regarding this then you can comment below.

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