In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Postman on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Postman is a complete API development platform that helps you manage your APIs in every stage of development, from designing and testing, to publishing API documentation and monitoring. It was early released as a chrome browser extension, but now it has quickly emerged as a robust API tool with guaranteed compatibility in several operating systems, including Linux.
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 the step-by-step installation of the Postman on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Postman on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2
Step 2. Enable Snap Package Manager.
Before starting this tutorial, Snap must be installed on your server. If you do not have Snap enabled, you can follow our guide here.
Step 3. Installing Postman on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, Postman is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest stable version of Postman using Snap package manager to your Ubuntu system:
sudo snap install postman
Step 3. Accessing Postman on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Postman. When you start for the first time, a window like the following will appear asking you to log in or create a new account:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Postman. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Postman on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Postman website.