Thanks Bill ! If I will need a remove windows machine, I would probably be better to execute the whole script in the windows box remotely.
But thanks for the direction. I am not a linux person beyond chown and chmod. :-) -Sergio On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Bill Agee <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > You can run Firefox on that headless machine and make it display on a > remote X server. I once tried that out with FireWatir - I installed an X > server package on a Windows machine, then ran a FireWatir script on a linux > box that was configured to use the Windows machine as its display. It > worked fine (at least for a simple demo script that ran against google). > > The Linux box still needs to have an X installation, though. > > On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 4:34 AM, Sergio Oliveira <[EMAIL PROTECTED] > > wrote: > >> I hope this is not a silly question. >> I have a linux server running GNU/Linux. >> >> I have root access to the machine through ssh (shell). >> >> I am not sure I have xWindows. I only use ssh to access the machine. The >> machine is dedicated. >> >> So question is: Is it possible to run FireWatir in something like that or >> you need a graphics environment such as xWindows where FireFox can be >> launched? >> >> Thanks, >> >> -Sergio >> >> > > > > --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Watir General" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org Before posting, please read the following guidelines: http://wiki.openqa.org/display/WTR/Support To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/watir-general -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---