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How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 18.04


How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 18.04

Mailman is a finished API advancement climate that causes you deal with your APIs in each phase of improvement from planning and testing, to distributing API documentation and checking. Mailman began as a Chrome program expansion and immediately become one of the most utilized API devices by designers everywhere on the world. 

Mailman is accessible as a local application (based on Electron) for all major working frameworks including macOS, Linux, and Windows. Despite the fact that it is conceivable to introduce and utilize Postman as a Chrome application, uphold for the Postman Chrome application is being deplored. 

This instructional exercise discloses how to introduce Postman on Ubuntu 18.04. Similar directions apply for Ubuntu 16.04 and any Ubuntu-based dispersion, including Linux Mint, Kubuntu, and Lubuntu. 


Prior to proceeding with this instructional exercise, ensure you are signed in as a client with sudo advantages . 

Installing Postman

The most effortless path is to introduce Postman on Ubuntu 18.04 is by utilizing the smart bundling framework. 

Open your terminal by squeezing Ctrl+Alt+T and introduce the Postman snap bundle, by composing: 

sudo snap install postman

The download may take some time contingent upon the speed of your association. Once introduced, the accompanying yield will be shown: 

postman 6.7.1 from 'postman-inc' installed

Then again, you can introduce Postman utilizing the Ubuntu Software Center. Basically look for Postman and snap introduce: 

Starting Postman

Since Postman is introduced on your Ubuntu framework you can begin it by tapping on the Postman symbol (Activities - > Postman): 

At the point when you start Postman unexpectedly, a window like the accompanying will show up asking you to login or make another record: 

On the off chance that you make a record, you will have the option to arrange your work in Workspaces, make reinforcements, and sync your information over different gadgets. In the event that you would prefer not to sign in essentially click on "Skip marking in and take me directly to the application". 

To outline how Postman functions, we will send a straightforward Get solicitation to a facilitated REST API and get a JSON reaction containing clients list. 

On the "Untitled Request tab" enter interface/clients, leave the solicitation type as GET and click on the SEND button. On progress, the reaction will restore a JSON object containing a variety of clients. 

The Postman Learning Center should be a decent beginning stage for figuring out how to make Postman workspaces, assortments, conditions and then some. 


You have effectively introduce Postman on your Ubuntu 18.04 machine. You would now be able to investigate your new API instrument and begin chipping away at your ventures. 

In the event that you have any inquiries, if you don't mind leave a remark underneath.