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15 Oct 2021

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Software Author(s):

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0.30.0 | Updated: 15 Oct 2021



Downloads of v 0.30.0:



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Selenium Gecko Driver 0.30.0

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install Selenium Gecko Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Selenium Gecko Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Selenium Gecko Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade selenium-gecko-driver -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade selenium-gecko-driver -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure selenium-gecko-driver installed
    name: selenium-gecko-driver
    state: present
    version: 0.30.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'selenium-gecko-driver' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.30.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: selenium-gecko-driver,
    Version: 0.30.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller selenium-gecko-driver
   Name     = 'selenium-gecko-driver'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.30.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'selenium-gecko-driver':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.30.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install selenium-gecko-driver version="0.30.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 15 Oct 2021.


Proxy for using W3C WebDriver-compatible clients to interact with Gecko-based browsers.

This program provides the HTTP API described by the WebDriver protocol ( to communicate with Gecko browsers, such as Firefox.
It translates calls into the Marionette ( automation protocol by acting as a proxy between the local- and remote ends.

geckodriver.exe file is located in <Get-ToolsLocation>/selenium directory.

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /SkipShim - informs that the shim file should not be generated

To pass parameters, use --params "''" (e.g. choco install selenium-gecko-driver [other options] --params="'/SkipShim'").

$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$toolsLocation = Get-ToolsLocation
$seleniumDir = "$toolsLocation\selenium"
$driverPath = "$seleniumDir\geckodriver.exe"

$parameters = Get-PackageParameters

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'selenium-gecko-driver'
  url            = ''
  checksum       = 'a41f33b9f3a97c27f229d86c9d07ce6320a2dbffad1eaa058fbd653c6938f5bffbe745031c422c49fd281650a2a189e1df2732c634aa6d3945fa55f14e43193c'
  checksumType   = 'sha512'
  url64bit       = ''
  checksum64     = 'ce73de3c8441fd68dcb819c20ad959decedebec94096c009bb6301de7982575012fed94f7ff902261fa88630475372d9e22e3c55872a7d9be228ee0d22d89646'
  checksumType64 = 'sha512'
  unzipLocation  = $seleniumDir
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'geckodriver'
If ($parameters['SkipShim'] -ne 'true') {
  Install-BinFile -Name 'geckodriver' -Path $driverPath

$menuPrograms = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
$shortcutArgs = @{
  shortcutFilePath = "$menuPrograms\Selenium\Selenium Gecko Driver.lnk"
  targetPath       = $driverPath
  iconLocation     = "$toolsDir\icon.ico"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut @shortcutArgs
$toolsLocation = Get-ToolsLocation
$seleniumDir = "$toolsLocation\selenium"

If (Test-Path -Path $seleniumDir) {
  $driverPath = "$seleniumDir\geckodriver.exe"
  If (Test-Path -Path $driverPath) {
    Remove-Item -Path $driverPath -Force

  $directoryInfo = Get-ChildItem -Path $seleniumDir | Measure-Object
  If ($directoryInfo.count -eq 0) {
    Remove-Item -Path $seleniumDir -Force

Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'geckodriver'

$menuPrograms = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
$shortcutDir = "$menuPrograms\Selenium"

If (Test-Path -Path $shortcutDir) {
  $shortcutFile = "$shortcutDir\Selenium Gecko Driver.lnk"
  If (Test-Path -Path $shortcutFile) {
    Remove-Item -Path $shortcutFile -Force

  $directoryInfo = Get-ChildItem -Path $shortcutDir | Measure-Object
  If ($directoryInfo.count -eq 0) {
    Remove-Item -Path $shortcutDir -Force

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.29.1 35474 Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.26.0 154404 Thursday, October 24, 2019 Approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.25.0 1147 Sunday, September 29, 2019 Approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.24.0 9346 Sunday, February 3, 2019 Approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.23.0 5878 Sunday, October 7, 2018 Approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.22.0 1159 Monday, September 17, 2018 Approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.21.0 3513 Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 930 Saturday, June 30, 2018 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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