How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

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How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS



In the age of increasing interconnectedness, APIs play a key role in modern software development. The Postman API client is a simple tool that makes it easy for developers to document, share, test, and create APIs. HTTP testing is accomplished by using a GUI to obtain a variety of responses for further testing. In order to do this, administrators can design and manage simple and complex HTTP/S requests, and they can also read their responses. In other words, administrators can work more efficiently and effectively. Currently, Postman’s platform is used by more than 7 million users and 300,000 businesses, including PayPal, Microsoft, Twitter, Shopify, and BigCommerce. I’ll demonstrate how to set it up on Ubuntu. Come along with me.



In this article, we demonstrate steps mostly on GUI-enabled Ubuntu instances. For those of you who have not enabled GUI on your instance, the link below will link you to a guide that will show you how to install GUI on Ubuntu.




Now open your terminal and run the following commands to update your system.


# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y



Step 2: Install Postman


Postman snap package is available from Snapcraft. You can install Postman on Ubuntu 20.04 by simply executing the following command.


# sudo snap install postman



Postman can now be found in Activities on your desktop.





You can now log in to Postman if you have an account or create one if you do not have one.





We will show you how to create a new account here.





Postman will now send you an email asking you to confirm that you are the owner of the email address. Once your account is confirmed, it will be activated and you can start using it.





Thanks for reading! I hope it was informative for you! 




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