A python package used for creating alternate browsers
Unblockr is a python package used to create alternate browsers easily and without much coding knowledge. This can be used to bypass blocking extensions on school chromebooks. This package uses selenium and webbot.
Create a repl in replit.com by clicking the blue
+ button in the top right corner of the main page or by clicking on the menu and selecting + Create repl. You will then be given several options. Select
python for your repl template and name your repl anything you want. Leave the privacy section as is. Then, click the + Create Repl button and your new repl will open!
To install unblockr, use the pip command
pip install unblockr in the shell tab. Next, type
from unblockr import firefox in your
main.py file. If you would like to use chrome instead, replace 'firefox' with 'chrome'.
main.py should be the only file in your repl. Then run the file by click in the Run button or typing
CTRL + Enter, your console should respond with a firefox window. Be sure to wait at least five seconds for the browser to load.
When you receive an error (the text in the console appears in red and the browser doesn't load), try these things before reporting the error:
- Make sure your first line looks like this:
from unblockr import firefoxor this:
from unblockr import chrome.
- Open the 'shell' tab on the right and type
pip install unblockr. Then press enter.
- Rerun the repl by pressing the Run button at the top or typing
CTRL + Enter.
- Reload the page.
- Make sure the file is named
Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.