Selenium RC and Selenium Python Client for Linux Debian Wheezy How-to Install and Getting-Started

August 3rd, 2012 by Regaz



This Easy Visual-Guide Shows You Exactly How-to Install and Getting-Started with Selenium RC Server and Selenium RC Client for Python Debian Linux 7 Wheezy 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;)

CentOS Linux Ripples
  1. Download Selenium RC:

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

    How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on Debian:

    Install Oracle JDK for Debian
  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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