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Installing Selenium Standalone Server on Arch Linux

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  1. Install Selenium Server from AUR
    pacaur -S selenium-server-standalone
  2. Install Gecko and Chrome Webdrivers
    pacaur -S geckodriver
    pacaur -S chromedriver
  3. Change Java environment to Java 8
    archlinux-java set java-8-openjdk/jre
  4. Install as a service
     cat <<EOT >> /etc/systemd/system/selenium.service
    [Unit]
    Description=Selenium Standalone Server
    [Service]
    Environment=DISPLAY=:44
    Type=simple
    ExecStart=/usr/bin/java -jar /usr/share/selenium-server/selenium-server-standalone.jar
    KillMode=process
    User=nobody
    [Install]
    WantedBy=multi-user.target
    EOT
                        
    systemctl --system daemon-reload
    systemctl enable selenium
    systemctl start selenium
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