Aspirant Aspirant - 3 days ago 3x
Java Question

How to get Firefox working with Selenium WebDriver on Mac OSX

I am trying to config proxy settings for the

so I have used the following code ....

FirefoxProfile profile = new FirefoxProfile();
profile.setPreference("network.proxy.type", 1);
profile.setPreference("network.proxy.http_port", 3128);
WebDriver driver = new FirefoxDriver(profile);
selenium = new WebDriverBackedSelenium(driver, "");

and after performing run on the file I am getting exception like ...

org.openqa.selenium.WebDriverException: Cannot find firefox binary in PATH.

Make sure firefox is installed. OS appears to be: MAC

System info: 'Mac OS X', os.arch: 'x86_64', os.version: '10.6.8',

java.version: '1.6.0_29'

Driver info: driver.version: FirefoxDriver

Can anyone help me out regarding how and where to give path to


I believe you have several options:

Either specify the folder (in which your Firefox binary is) in your PATH system variable - here's how.

Or call

WebDriver driver = new FirefoxDriver(new FirefoxBinary(new File("path/to/your/firefox.exe")), profile);