FURKAN ILGIN FURKAN ILGIN - 5 months ago 44
Linux Question

How can I setup & run PhantomJS on Ubuntu?

I set up PhantomJS and recorded it to video: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xnizmh_1_webcam

Build instructions: http://code.google.com/p/phantomjs/wiki/BuildInstructions

Is there anything wrong in my setup?

After I set it up I read the quick start tutorial and tried to write this code

phantomjs hello.js


It gives me "command not found" error. How can I solve this problem?

Answer

Guidouil's answer put me on the right track. I had to add one additional symlink to /usr/bin/, and I did direct symlinks for all 3 - see below.

I'm installing on Ubuntu server Natty Narwhal.

This is exactly what I did.

cd /usr/local/share
sudo wget https://bitbucket.org/ariya/phantomjs/downloads/phantomjs-1.9.7-linux-x86_64.tar.bz2
sudo tar xjf phantomjs-1.9.7-linux-x86_64.tar.bz2
sudo ln -s /usr/local/share/phantomjs-1.9.7-linux-x86_64/bin/phantomjs /usr/local/share/phantomjs
sudo ln -s /usr/local/share/phantomjs-1.9.7-linux-x86_64/bin/phantomjs /usr/local/bin/phantomjs
sudo ln -s /usr/local/share/phantomjs-1.9.7-linux-x86_64/bin/phantomjs /usr/bin/phantomjs

And finally when I do

phantomjs -v

I get 1.9.7

If anyone sees any problems with what I've done, please let me know.