selenium - run tests on a virtual display (Xvbf)

selenium - run tests on a virtual display

Set up

Install xvfb

sudo apt-get install xvfb

Install x11vnc

sudo apt-get install x11vnc

Run tests on virtual display

Start xvbf (virtual display number 99)

Xvfb -ac :99

Tell tests to run on virtual display

export DISPLAY=:99

Or inside the test code (python)

os.environ['DISPLAY'] = ':99'
selenium = webdriver.Firefox(firefox_profile=ffp, firefox_binary=ffb)

Watch tests running on virtual display

Start x11vnc server on the same display:

x11vnc -display :99

Use vnc client (for example, gtkvncviewer) to connect to the localhost (or to the tests server) and watch tests.



Xvfb + Firefox

Hudson Ci Server Running Selenium/Webdriver Cucumber In Headless Mode Xvfb

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