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Launcher for [PhantomJS 2]. As for now it is temporary solution, until default karma-phantomjs-launcher is not support of the PhantomJS 2. PhantomJS 2 is not stable PhantomJS-2 Loading PhantomJS from custom ULR can be done by setting the PHANTOMJS2_DOWNLOAD_URL environment variable.


The easiest way is to keep karma-phantomjs-launcher as a devDependency in your package.json.

  "devDependencies": {
    "karma": "~0.10",
    "karma-phantomjs2-launcher": "~0.1"

You can simple do it by:

npm install karma-phantomjs2-launcher --save-dev


// karma.conf.js
module.exports = function(config) {
    browsers: ['PhantomJS2', 'PhantomJS2_custom'],
    // you can define custom flags
    customLaunchers: {
      'PhantomJS2_custom': {
        base: 'PhantomJS2',
        options: {
          windowName: 'my-window',
          settings: {
            webSecurityEnabled: false
        flags: ['--load-images=true'],
        debug: true
    phantomjsLauncher: {
      // Have phantomjs exit if a ResourceError is encountered (useful if karma exits without killing phantom)
      exitOnResourceError: true

You can pass list of browsers as a CLI argument too:

karma start --browsers PhantomJS2_custom

For more information on Karma see the homepage.