In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Postman on Debian 10. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Postman is one of the useful tool built for API development. Using Postman you can develop API faster. In the beginning, Postman provided as an extension of Google Chrome browser but later it is developed as an independent tool as very much growth in its popularity.
Postman is available as a native app (built on Electron) for all major operating systems including macOS, Linux, and Windows. Although it is possible to install and use Postman as a Chrome app, support for the Postman Chrome app is being deprecated.
Install Postman on Debian
Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Install Snap.
Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully:
sudo apt install snapd
Step 3. Install Postman.
Run following command to install Postman on Debian:
sudo snap install postman
Once installed, the following output will be displayed:
postman 6.7.4 from 'postman-inc' installed
Step 4. Using Postman.
Once the snap package is installed, launch the Postman app from software launcher or or you can simply run following command:
Congratulation, you have learned how to install and configure Postman on Debian 10 Buster. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.