If I remember correctly, "
*chrome" is used to launch a special mode of Firefox (a mode in which your application has more privilegies -- with less security restrictions) ; so, the fact that it's Firefox that is launched, and not Google Chrome, is normal.
If you want to launch Google Chrome, you will have to use something else than "
Using Selenium RC in interactive mode, with something like this :
$ java -jar selenium-server.jar -interactive
and using the
getNewBrowserSession command not correctly :
I get the list of browsers is supports :
23:43:09.317 INFO - Got result: Failed to start new browser session: Browser not supported: (Did you forget to add a *?) Supported browsers include: *firefox *mock *firefoxproxy *pifirefox *chrome *iexploreproxy *iexplore *firefox3 *safariproxy *googlechrome *konqueror *firefox2 *safari *piiexplore *firefoxchrome *opera *iehta *custom on session null
So, I'm guessing you should be able to launch Google Chrome using "
*googlechrome" instead of "
I'm not on Windows, so I can't try by myself... And I cannot find anything in the documentation to back me up... Still, with a bit of luck, this might help you...
Anyway, have fun !
As a sidenote : Google Chrome is not the one which invented the term "chrome", actually ; it means http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrome, like http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chrome_Mozilla or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_interface_chrome