Linux Desktop Testing Project (LDTP) 2.0.4 released


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

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