I have already install and configure appium in windows platform. I want to do the same in ubuntu. I have searched for some blogs and find some useful. Please tell me the way to install and configure appium in ubuntu


To install appium in Ubuntu follow these commands

First install the required dependencies

sudo apt-get install build-essential curl git m4 ruby texinfo libbz2-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libexpat-dev libncurses-dev zlib1g-dev

Now install linux brew with ruby

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/linuxbrew/go/install)"

Set up $PATH for linux brew

gksu gedit ~/.bashrc

Now add these lines to the end of the file and save it

export PATH="$HOME/.linuxbrew/bin:$PATH"
export MANPATH="$HOME/.linuxbrew/share/man:$MANPATH"
export INFOPATH="$HOME/.linuxbrew/share/info:$INFOPATH"

Now use linux brew to install node

brew update
brew install node
brew link node

Now we can install appium

npm install -g appium
npm install wd

To run appium, just use


I appropriated this guide from an Ubuntu blog post by Dharma Krish, credit to them.

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