How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty GNU/Linux Easy Guide

August 11, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Postman Ubuntu 14.04 Installation Guide

You Are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Postman REST Client in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

And Postman for Ubuntu 14.04 is the Complete API Development Environment with Integrated Tools for Every Stage of the API Lifecycle

Futhermore, you find included detailed instructions on How to Getting-Started with Postman POST Request Testing on GNU/Linux.

Finally, here it’s described a Postman System Wide Installation, for a Local one simply Decompress the Archive and Run from the Home folder.

How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty GNU/Linux - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty GNU/Linux - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  2. 2. Downloading Postman for Ubuntu

    Download Postman for Ubuntu GNU/Linux

    Get Postman for Ubuntu x86/x64

    If possible Select directly “Open with Archive Manager”!

  3. 3. Extracting Postman Archive

    Then Extract Postman tar.gz into /tmp Directory
    If it does Not Open automatically then Double-Click on File Manager

    How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty GNU/Linux - Extracting
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/Postman*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  4. 4. Installing Postman

    First Set the SuperUser as Owner with:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/Postman

    First Set the SuperUser as Owner with:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/Postman

    Then to make Postman Installation:

    sudo mv /tmp/Postman /opt/

    Again Make a Symlink for Easy Launching on Shell:

    sudo ln -s /opt/Postman/app/Postman /usr/local/bin/Postman
  5. 5. Making a Menu App Launcher

    How to Create a Postman Launcher on Main Menu

    Make Launcher for Menu Guide
  6. 6. Running Postman

    Finally Start & Enjoy Postaman on Ubuntu
    From Shell simply with:

    Postman
    How to Install Postman on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty GNU/Linux - Postman UI
  7. 7. Testing Post Requests

    How to Test Rest API Post Request on Linux:

    Rest Post Request Testing
  8. So Now I’m truly Happy if this Info could Help You to Getting-Started with Postman on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty!


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