Announce: LDTP 3.0 - Linux GUI test automation tool



  • Java / C# / VB.NET / PowerShell / Ruby are now
    officially supported LDTP scripting languages other than Python

New Features:

  • Firefox have check / uncheck as actions for check box

New APIs:

  • selectpanel
  • selectpanelname
  • selectpanelindex

Bug fix:

  • Simplified the implementation verifyselect for combobox menuitem
  • Fix QT related accessibility issue
  • Bug#673931 - Python-ldtp has issues if the application calls an env or
    other program to run


  • Ubuntu QA team members (Dave Morley, Ara Pulido)
  • VMware desktop QA team members
  • Kartik M. (Debian package maintainer)
  • Thanks to all others who have reported bugs through forum / email /
    in-person / IRC

About LDTP:

Cross Platform GUI Automation tool Linux version is LDTP, Windows
is Cobra and Mac version is PyATOM (Work in progress).

  • Linux version is known to work on GNOME / KDE (QT >= 4.8) / Java Swing
    LibreOffice / Mozilla application on all major Linux distribution.
  • Windows version is known to work on application written in .NET / C++
    Java / QT on Windows XP SP3 / Windows 7 / Windows 8 development version.
  • Mac version is currently under development and verified only on OS X
    Lion. Where ever PyATOM runs, LDTP should work on it.

Download source: GitHub - ldtp/ldtp2: Linux Desktop Testing Project

Download binary (RPM / DEB):

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 LDTP: LDTP User manual
Java doc - Generated Documentation (Untitled)

Report bugs - Bugs

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IRC Channel - #ldtp on