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AutoWikiBrowser (often abbreviated to AWB) is a semi-automated MediaWiki editor designed to make tedious or repetitive editing tasks quicker and easier. Put simply, it is a web browser that opens a user-supplied list of pages on a Wikimedia project (Wikipedia, Wiktionary, WikiVoyage, etc.) to modify, presenting changes that remove substandard content and wikicode within each of those pages. Once the changes are approved or rejected by the user, it progresses to the next page in the list. When set to do so, it consults a set of internal analyzers that identify and repair many of the most common mistakes made by earlier editors and suggests those changes as well (typically formatting), generally meant to be incidental to the main change.

Application Details:

Version: 6.1.0.1
License: Free to use and share
URL: http://sourceforge.net/project...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.16-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

Selected Test Results

What works

All major functions work as expected, specifically:

  • Open AWB
  • Open Settings
  • Save Settings
  • General fixes to articles
  • Typo fixing
  • TypoScan plugin
  • Edit box
  • Diff view (with winetricks ie7)
  • Previews
  • Save pages
  • List comparer
  • List splitter
  • List providers (searches)
  • Custom modules
  • External processing
  • Logging

What does not

There is a glitch in the diff view shown prior to submitting changes.

Workarounds

The is a glitch in the diff view shown prior to submitting changes is fixed by installing Internet Explorer 7 via winetricks.

What was not tested

Third-party plugins

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 19.04 "Disco" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 22 20194.16-stagingN/A Yes YesGoldPeter J. Mello 

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