How To Install Postman on CentOS 8

Install Postman on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Postman on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Postman is basically used for creating, testing, and managing the APIs(Application Programming Interface). Postman is largely available on many operating systems and is used for API integrations. The collections in Postman make it easy to use and it is compatible with Linux as well.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of the Postman on a CentOS 8.

Install Postman on CentOS 8

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install epel-release

Step 2. Enable Snaps.

Run the following command below to install and enable Snap to your system:

sudo dnf install snapd
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

Step 3. Installing Postman on CentOS 8.

Postman can easily be installed on CentOS 8 using Snap. Installing Postman through snap is easy because it already contains the dependency files that are required for Postman or any other application. Now run the following command below to install it:

sudo snap install postman

After installing, you need to restart your computer:

reboot

Step 4. Accessing Postman on CentOS.

Once successfully installed, to access the Postman application using the GUI of the system, simply go to the Applications of your system. Now, type Postman in the search bar. You will see Postman in the available options. Click on it.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Postman. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Postman on your CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Postman website.

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