You can install Postman for checking API requests. It is most necessary to test the API endpoint and response before implementing it in the front end. In Windows, there is an installer for the postman tool. For windows, you can download postman directly from the official site. But, if you are a Linux user, you will have to install it from the terminal itself. Today, I will show you how to install Postman in Ubuntu 21.10. So, let’s continue to the steps.
For performing the installation steps, you will have the below requirements.
- Ubuntu 20.04.2 or later version (As an Operating System)
- An Ubuntu user with Sudo Privileges
- A terminal and command-line access
Install Postman in Ubuntu 21.10
You can install Postman in Ubuntu using two ways-
- Using Ubuntu Software store and
- Using terminal
Install Using Ubuntu Software Store
For installing through the Ubuntu software store, simply open the Ubuntu Software store.
You will have the categories of the available software. Inside the Development, you will find the Postman.
Click on Postman, and you will have the install option. It will take a couple of seconds to install the software.
Install Postman Using Terminal
Open the terminal and hit the below command.
sudo snap install postman
This will install the latest version of the Postman.
Once, the postman is installed, you can search it directly.
Use Postman in Ubuntu 21
Once the postman is installed, it is available for use. You can test the API by hitting the API endpoint. For demo purposes, there are some free APIs available.
You can sign up for a new account or if you have already an account then login. It will restore the workspaces.
You can use all the request methods here in the postman.