SlimerJS runs on any platform on which Firefox is available.
This download page offers you different way to install SlimerJS:
SlimerJS is released under the Mozilla Public Licence 2.0 which is compatible with the Gnu Public Licence. This is a free software.
Note: a "Standalone Edition" existed with version 0.9 and lower, containing SlimerJS and XulRunner, the Firefox runtime. But Mozilla cease to build XulRunner (latest release was 40.0) and even removed the source code from the Firefox source trees. Starting with SlimerJS 0.10, you have to install Firefox to use it.
It is compatible with Firefox from 38.0 to 50.0.
Official zip package, from download.slimerjs.org
Note: see the page about checksum to know how to verify the downloaded file.
New official Npm package since 0.10.2! This npm package provides SlimerJS. Just type in a console:
npm install slimerjs
You can then launch slimerjs with
These packages need additional setup actions
The Famous Web Browser. SlimerJS needs only its core engine to be executed. Prefered version: 38.0 to 50.0.
This is probably the prefered way if you use a package system.
Here are known repositories from where SlimerJS can be
This package system for OS X has a formula to install SlimerJS. Type in a console:
brew install slimerjs
You have to install Firefox separately and set the SLIMERJSLAUNCHER environment variable. See the documentation to set it.
A Docker image containing Ubuntu + SlimerJS + CasperJS is available here.
For others distributions, your contribution is welcomed ;-). Or tell us if you found SlimerJS somewhere else!
If you want to test futures versions of SlimerJS, some packages are available. Please help us by trying these versions and reporting issues on github ;-). Of course, it is not recommended to use them in production.