Selenium RC Server and Selenium Python Client for Linux Mint 13 Maya How-to Install and Getting-Started

August 3rd, 2012 by Regaz



The Visual-Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Selenium RC Server and Selenium RC Client for Python Linux Mint 13 Maya 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;)

Linux-Mint 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 Mint:

    Install Sun JDK for Linux Mint
  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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