Install and Getting-Started with Selenium Server and Selenium RC Client for Python on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise

July 29th, 2012 by Regaz



The Visual-Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Selenium Server and Selenium RC Client for Python Ubuntu Linux 12.04 Precise 32/64bit Desktop.

To Make the Entire Process Easier to Visualize and Retain the Post Includes the Basic Screenshots of the Essentials Steps Involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Understand;)

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  1. Download Selenium RC:

    Selenium RC Server .jar
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Ubuntu Linux12 Open Terminal
  3. Check if Java JDK is Installed
    java -version

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    Install Oracle JDK for Ubuntu
  4. Start Selenium Server
    cd /selenium-server*.jar
    java -jar selenium-server-standalone-2.25.0.jar

    Then the Selenium Server will Listen by Default for the Selenium Client on the 4444 Port.

  5. Getting-Started with Selenium RC Python Client
    1. Installing Selenium Python Client:

      Selenium Python Client
    2. Start Browser by Selenium Python RC Client
      python
      >>>>from selenium import selenium
      >>>>selenium = selenium("localhost", 4444, "*firefox",
      "http://www.google.com/")
      >>>>selenium.start()
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