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Run selenium tests with chromedriver

Posted January 9, 2014 8.5k views
I have configured jenkins on droplet, installed and running vnvserver, installed chrome. When i run selenium tests on jenkins i have error: [0.717][WARNING]: PAC support disabled because there is no system implementation and unknown error: Chrome failed to start: exited abnormally

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Are you passing the DISPLAY parameter to your Jenkins job?

I had this same issue. You can’t just run selenium, you also need to hook it up to a display. Since digitalocean doesn’t have physical displays hooked up, something like Xvbf (X server virtual frame buffer) is a good option.

Here are the setup instructions I followed: http://www.installationpage.com/selenium/how-to-run-selenium-headless-firefox-in-ubuntu/

Hope that helps!

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