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Selenium::WebDriver::Error::WebDriverError

January 07, 2020

If you’re getting this error Selenium::WebDriver::Error::WebDriverError, it’s probably because you have the chromedriver-helper gem installed.

Or maybe you saw this notice in your terminal or command prompt: terminal notice

This is what I had in my gemfile in the test section: chromedriver-helper gem

Using gem 'rails', '~> 5.2.4', '>= 5.2.4.1' and ruby 2.5.0p0 (2017-12-25 revision 61468)

So I switched it with this: webdrivers gem

Simply by switching out the webdrivers gem for the chromedriver-helper gem, my error message was gone and I could go back to testing.

I ran into this because I hadn’t started a new rails project in some time and the updated changes bit me.

Hope this helps!


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