You can install Insomnia on a wide variety of platforms. If you have not downloaded a copy of Insomnia, do so first by visiting the Downloads Page.
The Mac application is a disk image
.dmg installer and can be installed by double clicking the file. This will install Insomnia to your
Insomnia can also be installed using Brew Cask via the
brew cask install insomnia
The Windows application is a generic installer
.exe. Double click the installer file to install Insomnia.
There are many distributions of Linux in the world. Insomnia should be able to run on the most popular ones.
There is a Debian package hosted on Bintray that can be added and installed using apt-get. You can also manually download the latest debian package here.
# Add to sources echo "deb https://dl.bintray.com/getinsomnia/Insomnia /" \ | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/insomnia.list # Add public key used to verify code signature wget --quiet -O - https://insomnia.rest/keys/debian-public.key.asc \ | sudo apt-key add - # Refresh repository sources and install Insomnia sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install insomnia
sudo snap install insomnia
There is also a portable AppImage package that can be run directly as an executable. Double click the package or run it from the command line.
Here are some issues that have caused problems for Linux users in the past
/tmpfolder must allow execution
- after installed snap, you might need
systemctl restart snapd.service(More details)
- Insomnia is only compatible with 64-bit systems
To roll-back, you can download a previous version from the Releases Page. Keep in mind that this process is only intended for debugging and emergencies, as the app will try to update itself after it launches.