Install wuzz on Ubuntu 20.04

The wuzz is a command line tool for inspecting HTTP requests interactively. User is able to provide URL, params, HTTP method, request headers and data in different sections. HTTP request is send to server and returned response headers and body displayed in corresponding sections.

This tutorial shows how to install wuzz on Ubuntu 20.04.

Install wuzz

Download the latest executable file of wuzz from GitHub:

sudo wget -qO /usr/local/bin/wuzz https://github.com/asciimoo/wuzz/releases/latest/download/wuzz_linux_amd64

Set execute permission for file:

sudo chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/wuzz

Now wuzz command can be used for all users.

We can check wuzz version:

wuzz --version

Testing wuzz

Run wuzz command and provide URL as argument to start HTTP inspection.

wuzz https://httpbin.org/get

Now we can provide URL params, request headers, etc. We can move to next section by pressing Tab key or to previous section with Shift+Tab. URL can be modified as well. We can send request by pressing CTRL+R or Enter (only from URL section). Press CTRL+C to quit wuzz.

HTTP inspection using wuzz on Ubuntu

Uninstall wuzz

If you wish to remove wuzz, just delete executable file:

sudo rm -rf /usr/local/bin/wuzz

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