Step-by-step – GeckoDebian Bullseye Driver Installation

March 9, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Debian Bullseye Installing Selenium WebDriver GeckoDriver – QuickStart Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Selenium WebDriver GeckoDriver Python Client in Debian Bullseye 11 GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

Moreover, 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.

Moreover, this guide includes detailed instructions about to Getting-Started with GeckoDriver on Debian.

Finally, this Setup is Valid for All the Debian-Based Distros like:

  • Kali
  • MX Linux
  • Deepin
  • Parrot
  • antiX
  • SparkyLinux
  • Q4OS
  • Vanilla OS
  • Netrunner
  • Voyager Debian
  • MakuluLinux
  • Elive
  • LMDE
  • Parsix
How to Install GeckoDriver on Debian Bullseye 11 - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    span class=”notice”>(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    How to Install GeckoDriver on Debian Bullseye 11 - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.
  2. 2. Downloading Gecko Driver for Debian

    Download Gecko Driver for Debian GNU/Linux

    Get GeckoDriver tar.gz for Debian

    If possible Select directly “Open with Archive Manager”!

  3. 3. Extracting GeckoDriver Archive

    Then Extract GeckoDriver tar.gz into /tmp Directory
    If it does Not Open automatically then Double-Click on File Manager:

    How to Install GeckoDriver on Debian Bullseye 11 - Extracting
    Or from Command Line:
    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/geckodriver*.tar.gz -C /tmp/

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