Skip to content
This repository

Linux Desktop Testing Project

README
LDTP (http://ldtp.freedesktop.org) works on Windows/Linux/Mac/Solairs/FreeBSD/NetBSD/Palm Source, yes it's a Cross Platform GUI testing tool. Please share your feedback with us (nagappan@gmail.com).

Mandatory requirements

  - GNOME Version - min 2.24
  - Accessibility should be enabled

Install the following packages

  - pyatspi (python-atspi)
  - python-twisted-web
  - python-wnck
  - python-gnome

Optional dependency packages

  - Python Imaging Library (http://www.pythonware.com/products/pil/) to compare two images
  - Pystatgrab (http://www.i-scream.org/pystatgrab/) to moitor memory and CPU utilization

Setting up LDTP from source in Linux environment

  - check out source from with the following command: 'git clone https://github.com/ldtp/ldtp2.git'
  - When prompted for password enter
  - change to the source directory with the following command: 'cd ldtp2'
  - build with 'python setup.py build'. Assuming that all the above mentioned packages are installed
  - setup with 'python setup.py install' as the root user

  Note: If your GNOME version is less than or equal to 2.24, then use LDTPv1 (1.7.x)

LDTP works in the following platforms:

  - http://www.opensuse.org/ OpenSuSE
  - http://opensolaris.org/ OpenSolaris
  - http://ubuntu.com/ Ubuntu
  - http://www.debian.org/ Debian GNU/Linux
  - http://fedora.redhat.com/ Fedora Core
  - http://www.freebsd.org/ FreeBSD

How to write test scripts using ldtp for your module?

  - How to create LDTP test scripts in python - http://ldtp.freedesktop.org/wiki/LDTP_test_scripts_in_python
  - Refer existing pyautosuite test scripts - http://cgit.freedesktop.org/ldtp/pyautosuite/
  - Refer API Reference page for list of LDTP functions available - http://ldtp.freedesktop.org/user-doc/index.html

How do I contact LDTP team incase of any help?

  - Join the LDTP team on IRC for technical help, online
    Server  : irc.freenode.net
    Channel : #ldtp
  - Join the LDTP Mailing List - http://ldtp.freedesktop.org/wiki/Mailing_20list

If you are interested in contributing to LDTP?

  - You are welcome to do that. Check TODO page and pitch in where ever you can contribute ;) - ping us in the mailing list

For Java compilation:

Download commons-codec-1.6.jar, ws-commons-util-1.0.2.jar, xmlrpc-client-3.1.3.jar, xmlrpc-common-3.1.3.jar and place it in JavaLDTP/lib/

Download jar files from this location or any other apache mirror. Make sure you have the version mentioned in the jar or latest
http://mirror.cc.columbia.edu/pub/software/apache/commons/codec/binaries/commons-codec-1.6-bin.zip
http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/ws/xmlrpc/

In eclipse its compiled by default. FIXME: Write how to compile from command line

# Note: The following steps created for Windows installer
To create Ldtp.jar

cd ldtp\JavaLDTP\bin
jar cvf ..\..\Ldtp.jar * # Note: Tested this on Mac with a forward slash though, haven't created Jar on Windows

To use LDTP Java library:

Include Ldtp.jar file available under ldtp folder in your project

Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.