Postman is a tool that is used to build up different APIs and this platform which helps you to complete your tasks of building the API fastly as each step of building the API is simplified in different steps of the lifecycle. You can use Postman not only for the development of the API but also to test the APIs, share, and mock the discoveries of the APIs. Postman is so much intelligent that it can give you the security warning, alerts, and reports of insights into the operating the testing of APIs.
In this write-up, we will explore different possible methods by which we can install Postman on the Ubuntu 22.04.
How to install Postman on Ubuntu 22.04
There are three methods of installing Postman on Ubuntu 22.04:
- By downloading from snapcraft
- By downloading from flathub
Method 1: Installation of postman by downloading from snapcraft
We can download Postman from the snapcraft store using the snapd utility, but for this we have to make sure the snapd utility is installed on the Ubuntu, if its not installed, then use the command mentioned below to install it:
$ sudo apt install snapd
Then use the snap package manager to download and install the snap of Postman:
$ sudo snap install postman
To remove postman using the snap package manager, use the command:
$ sudo snap remove postman
Method 2: Installation of postman by downloading from flathub
Like snapcraft, flathub is another Linux applications store, so we can download and install postman from the flathub using the flatpak utility. To install the flatpak utility, we will use the apt package manager:
$ sudo apt install flatpak
To download and install postman package from the flathub using the flatpak utility:
$ flatpak install flathub com.getpostman.Postman
To run Postman, go to the Application menu’s search bar, type the “postman”, and then click on the icon of Postman application:
When Postman application has been launched, you can use it:
How to Uninstall Postman on Ubuntu 22.04
To remove Postman application from the Ubuntu using the flatpak:
$ flatpak uninstall flathub com.getpostman.Postman
Postman has the feature of the workspaces which allows you to interact with your organization from all over the world to organize and collaborate on the API. In this article, two methods of installing Postman on Ubuntu 22.04 have been discovered either from the snapcraft or flathub stores.