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Object reference not set to an instance of an object
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Description

When starting AWB under Wine (Ubuntu), I get the following error:

NullReferenceException in unknown function

**description**: 
**workaround**: 
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<table><tr><th>Exception:</th><td>`NullReferenceException`</td></tr>
<tr><th>Message:</th><td>`Object reference not set to an instance of an object`</td></tr>
<tr><th>Call stack:</th><td><pre>  at AutoWikiBrowser.MainForm.SetProject (System.String code, ProjectEnum project, System.String customProject, System.String protocol) <0x84dd120 + 0x005f2> in <filename unknown>:0 
  at AutoWikiBrowser.MainForm.LoadPrefs (WikiFunctions.AWBSettings.UserPrefs p) <0x84dbcd0 + 0x000a7> in <filename unknown>:0 
  at AutoWikiBrowser.MainForm.LoadPrefs (System.String path) <0x84c3ac8 + 0x00057> in <filename unknown>:0 </pre></td></tr>
</table>
**OS**: Microsoft Windows NT 5.0.2195.262144 Service Pack 4
**version**: AutoWikiBrowser (5.8.8.0), WikiFunctions (5.8.8.0), revision 12098 (2016-10-20 14:02:03)
**net**: 4.6.57.0
**duplicate**: 
**site**: https://pl.wikipedia.org

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Please describe your wine setup in terms of winetricks installed.

Has AWB worked before under this wine setup?

What do you have in /home/<user>/.wine/drive_c/users/<user>/Local Settings/Application Data/AutoWikiBrowser/ Does deleting data there help?