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chrome_remote_shell 1.1

Client for talking to the Google Chrome remote shell port

Latest Version: 1.2

This library makes it easy to communicate with the Google Chrome remote debugging shell from Python. To make the shell available, start Chrome with this option:

google-chrome --remote-shell-port=9222

Then you can connect from Python through code like this:

>>> import chrome_remote_shell
>>> shell =
>>> shell.request('DevToolsService', command='ping')
{u'data': u'ok', u'command': u'ping', u'result': 0}

The protocol is described in detail at:

As a convenience, the shell connection object offers a method that, by injecting JavaScript into the first tab, commands Chrome to open a URL in a new tab:



2009 Feb 26. Added a conditional import of simplejson so that the module runs under Python 2.5.

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