Install and Getting-Started with Selenium RC Server and Selenium Python Client on Linux

February 4th, 2013 by Regaz



The Visual-Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Selenium RC Server and Selenium Python Client on Linux.

To Make the Entire Easy to Understand and Visualize 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;)

Ubuntu Linux Ripples
  1. Download Selenium RC:

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

    How-to Install Required Oracle Java JDK on Ubuntu:

    Install Oracle-Sun JDK on Linux
  4. Start Selenium Server
    cd /selenium-server*.jar
    java -jar selenium-server-standalone-*.jar

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

  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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