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Python script that takes screenshots (browsershots) using webkit
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Python script that takes screenshots (browsershots) using webkit

##Installation Ubuntu

  • Add following packages: apt-get install python-qt4 libqt4-webkit xvfb
  • Install the flash plugin to screenshot Adobe Flash files: apt-get install flashplugin-installer

Automated installation via pip

  • Install pip: apt-get install python-pip
  • Install webkit2png: pip install webkit2png

Manual installation via Git

  • Install git: apt-get install git-core
  • Create directory: mkdir python-webkit2png
  • Clone the project: git clone python-webkit2png
  • Install with: python python-webkit2png/ install


  • install qt4 webkit: www/py-qt4-webkit, www/qt4-webkit, devel/py-qt4
  • install pip: devel/py-pip
  • install via: pip install webkit2png


  • For help run: python scripts/webkit2png -h

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