@ie.visible can be set to false, there is some sort of options interface for
setting this through watir with which I'm not very familiar.
However, if the remote machine is linux, you can't run IE at all.
No such option exists for firefox/firewatir as far as I know.
Charley may be right; celerity sounds more in line with what you want.

On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 13:53, Charley Baker <charley.ba...@gmail.com>wrote:

> This sounds more like headless mode, although you can't use Firefox and IE
> for that. Take a look at celerity http://wiki.github.com/jarib/celerity/ this
> sounds closer to what you'd want.
>
> -c
>
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:37 AM, gmile <iamex...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I wonder if it's possible to run Watir in silent mode, i.e. not
>> running the browser. I'm also interested whether it's possible to do
>> the same in FireWatir.
>>
>> The point is that I want to run my Watir script remotely, and I don't
>> want to fire up a browser instance there. I've googled for a while but
>> didn't get the answer. Any suggestions? Is it possible?
>>
>> If it's important — I'm running Windows, but remote machine is going
>> to be Linux. Thanks in advance.
>>
>> PS. Plz notice me if it's impossible to do so that I could start
>> looking for another solution.
>>
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