Install Postman App Easily via Snap in Ubuntu 18.04

September 18, 2018 — 10 Comments

The Postman Linux app now is easy to install in Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 18.04 via Snap package, containerised software package that bundles most required dependencies and auto-updates itself.

Postman is the complete toolchain for API developers, used by more than 3 million developers and 30000 companies worldwide. Postman makes working with APIs faster and easier by supporting developers at every stage of their workflow, and is available for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux and Chrome users.

Ubuntu Software utility contains the snap packages from snappy store. Simply search for and click install Postman in Ubuntu Software.

Or open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to install the Postman snap package:

snap install postman

NOTE for Ubuntu 16.04 users first time installing a snap package, first make sure snapd is installed:

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open

Once the snap package is installed, launch the Postman app from software launcher and enjoy!

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10 responses to Install Postman App Easily via Snap in Ubuntu 18.04

  1. Hi ,
    I’ve installed postman using snap. How can I uninstall it?
    Using snap remove postman does not uninstall I don’t know how to do it

  2. very quick and easy, thanks a lot

  3. Really helpful!

  4. is there any trick to get postman in the apps menu?

  5. for me, it doesn’t work, followed all the steps n using ubuntu 16.04, please tell me what can I do?

  6. Thanks, very simple command.

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