Step-by-step – GeckoDriver Linux Mint 19 Installation

December 6, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Mint 19 Installing GeckoDriver – Quick-Start Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install GeckoDriver WebDriver for Firefox in GNU/Linux Mint 19.x Tara/Tessa/Tina/Tricia Desktops.

And GeckoDriver for Linux Mint 19 provides the HTTP API described by the WebDriver protocol to communicate with Gecko browsers, such as Firefox. It translates calls into the Firefox remote protocol by acting as a proxy between the local- and remote ends.

And the major advantage of using GeckoDriver as opposed to the default Firefox Web Driver is Compatibility.

Because GeckoDriver uses W3C WebDriver protocol to communicate with Selenium. W3C is a universally defined standard for Web Driver.

So Finally, GeckoDriver results to be Compatible with every Firefox Browser Version.

Finally, here it’s described a System-Wide Setup, for a Local one simply Decompress the Archive and Run from a location into your Home folder.

How to Install GeckoDriver on Linux Mint 19 - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    How to Install GeckoDriver on Linux Mint - Open Terminal Shell Emulator

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