[BangPypers] Announce: Linux Desktop Testing Project (LDTP) 2.0.4 released

Nagappan Alagappan nagappan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 07:41:00 CET 2010


About LDTP:

Linux Desktop Testing Project is aimed at producing high quality test
automation framework (using GNOME / Python) and cutting-edge tools that can
be used to test Linux Desktop and improve it. It uses the Accessibility
libraries to poke through the application's user interface. We strive to
help in building a quality desktop.

Changes in this release:

 LDTPv2 hang in Ubuntu 10.04 is fixed
 Don't navigate table cell, as it causes more resource and time in
OpenOffice calc
 Added new API simulatemousemove for DnD test (VMware Workstation / Player
Unity-GHI feature)
 Patch by Ara Pulido for b.g.o bug # 612311
 Listen all Window events, else new application like Firefox is not listed
 waittillguiexist now can wait for state as well
 hasstate can wait for given time till the state is True

Special thanks to Eitan Isaacson [1], Ara Pulido [2], James Tatum [3], Anupa
Kamath [VMware, India], Slava Podokshik [VMware, USA]

Download source:

Download RPM from
Will schedule deb build in openSUSE build service tomorrow

Documentation references:

For detailed information on LDTP framework and latest updates visit

For information on various APIs in LDTP including those added for this
release can be got from http://ldtp.freedesktop.org/user-doc/index.html

Report bugs - http://ldtp.freedesktop.org/wiki/Bugs

To subscribe to LDTP mailing lists, visit

IRC Channel - #ldtp on irc.freenode.net


[1] - http://monotonous.org/
[2] - http://ubuntutesting.wordpress.com/
[3] - https://launchpad.net/~jtatum

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