Overview

Postman is a REST Client/Tool that can be used to perform request to endpoints.

 

Prerequisites

  • Ubuntu 18.04

 

Installation via snap

01. Run the follow snap command

$ sudo snap install postman

02. Then run Postman via command line or the application launcher

Via Command Line

$ postman

Via Launcher

 

03. Congratulations! You’ve installed Postman.

 

Installation via download

01. Download the installer at the Postman official website.

 

02. Download the installer into the local machine.

 

03. Open a terminal window, change directory to the downloaded file. Execute the following.

# FORMAT

$ cd {{download folder}}

$ tar xvzf Postman-{{platform-architecture-version}}.tar.gz -C {{destination-directory}}

# EXAMPLE

$ cd ~/Downloads

$ tar xvzf Postman-linux-x64-7.6.0.tar.gz -C ~/dev/

 

04. Navigate to the extracted destination directory and run the following to run Postman.

# FORMAT

$ cd {{destination-directory}}/Postman

$ bin/webstorm.sh

# EXAMPLE

$ cd ~/dev/Postman

$ Postman

05. Congratulations! You’ve installed Postman.

 

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