Notices: This section not yet converted to new layout. Download stats are rolling back out.

Selenium Gecko Driver


Package test results are passing.

Private CDN cached downloads available for licensed customers. Never experience 404 breakages again! Learn more...

This package was approved as a trusted package on 9/9/2019.

Proxy for using W3C WebDriver-compatible clients to interact with Gecko-based browsers.

This program provides the HTTP API described by the WebDriver protocol ( to communicate with Gecko browsers, such as Firefox.
It translates calls into the Marionette ( automation protocol by acting as a proxy between the local- and remote ends.

You can consult the change log ( for a record of all notable changes to the program.

geckodriver.exe file is located in <Get-ToolsLocation>/selenium directory.

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /SkipShim - informs that the shim file should not be generated

To pass parameters, use --params "''" (e.g. choco install selenium-gecko-driver [other options] --params="'/SkipShim'").

To install Selenium Gecko Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install selenium-gecko-driver

To upgrade Selenium Gecko Driver, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade selenium-gecko-driver


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $toolsLocation = Get-ToolsLocation
    $seleniumDir = "$toolsLocation\selenium"
    $driverPath = "$seleniumDir\geckodriver.exe"
    $parameters = Get-PackageParameters
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'selenium-gecko-driver'
      url            = ''
      checksum       = 'bdc1ac6d2d439422f5a88fb8b92d74133d1371edd2d8792b0d0ba86b995e85494b96f192c163aeb13d6cb9e3bee5cc4ed576b7435c7a65b77c3029ababc50f53'
      checksumType   = 'sha512'
      url64bit       = ''
      checksum64     = 'd1eb5263b70e65fd1dbb1255beb1c877a43facba310aaa451a59bb54c0025101235e0c00d024f58b79645302676ab8c01387e2d884dbf856a904ffa53688f481'
      checksumType64 = 'sha512'
      unzipLocation  = $seleniumDir
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'geckodriver'
    If ($parameters['SkipShim'] -ne 'true') {
      Install-BinFile -Name 'geckodriver' -Path $driverPath
    $menuPrograms = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutArgs = @{
      shortcutFilePath = "$menuPrograms\Selenium\Selenium Gecko Driver.lnk"
      targetPath       = $driverPath
      iconLocation     = "$toolsDir\icon.ico"
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut @shortcutArgs
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $toolsLocation = Get-ToolsLocation
    $seleniumDir = "$toolsLocation\selenium"
    If (Test-Path -Path $seleniumDir) {
      $driverPath = "$seleniumDir\geckodriver.exe"
      If (Test-Path -Path $driverPath) {
        Remove-Item -Path $driverPath -Force
      $directoryInfo = Get-ChildItem -Path $seleniumDir | Measure-Object
      If ($directoryInfo.count -eq 0) {
        Remove-Item -Path $seleniumDir -Force
    Uninstall-BinFile -Name 'geckodriver'
    $menuPrograms = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutDir = "$menuPrograms\Selenium"
    If (Test-Path -Path $shortcutDir) {
      $shortcutFile = "$shortcutDir\Selenium Gecko Driver.lnk"
      If (Test-Path -Path $shortcutFile) {
        Remove-Item -Path $shortcutFile -Force
      $directoryInfo = Get-ChildItem -Path $shortcutDir | Measure-Object
      If ($directoryInfo.count -eq 0) {
        Remove-Item -Path $shortcutDir -Force
  • tools\icon.ico

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Mozilla


Mozilla. All Rights Reserved.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.23.0 5524 Sunday, October 7, 2018 approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.22.0 1021 Monday, September 17, 2018 approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.21.0 3004 Tuesday, July 10, 2018 approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 835 Saturday, June 30, 2018 approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.20.1 3903 Sunday, April 8, 2018 approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.20.0 1543 Tuesday, March 13, 2018 approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 7070 Friday, November 3, 2017 approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.19.1 418 Wednesday, November 1, 2017 approved
Selenium Gecko Driver 0.19.0 1280 Tuesday, October 17, 2017 approved
Show More

Discussion for the Selenium Gecko Driver Package

Ground rules:

  • This discussion is only about Selenium Gecko Driver and the Selenium Gecko Driver package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the google group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
  • The maintainers of this Chocolatey Package will be notified about new comments that are posted to this Disqus thread, however, it is NOT a guarantee that you will get a response. If you do not hear back from the maintainers after posting a message below, please follow up by using the link on the left side of this page or follow this link to contact maintainers. If you still hear nothing back, please follow the package triage process.
  • Tell us what you love about the package or Selenium Gecko Driver, or tell us what needs improvement.
  • Share your experiences with the package, or extra configuration or gotchas that you've found.
  • If you use a url, the comment will be flagged for moderation until you've been whitelisted. Disqus moderated comments are approved on a weekly schedule if not sooner. It could take between 1-5 days for your comment to show up.

comments powered by Disqus uses cookies to enhance the user experience of the site.