Tech Tips: Install of DevTest 10.1.0 on Linux and getting java.lang.NullPointerException error when it gets to the point of extracting the Mobile Utilities

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Issue
Doing an install of DevTest 10.1.0 on Linux and getting java.lang.NullPointerException error when it gets to the point of extracting the Mobile Utilities:

Create desktop icons?
Yes [y, Enter], No [n]
n
Installing files
Extracting files ...

Extracting Mobile Utilities
In action "Registry *_cai.ddl files for uninstallation. [Run script]" (screen "Installation"), property "Script":
java.lang.NullPointerException
at com.install4j.script.I4jScript_Internal_905.eval(I4jScript_Internal_905.java:6)
at com.install4j.script.I4jScript_Internal_905.evaluate(I4jScript_Internal_905.java:*33)
at com.install4j.runtime.installer.helper.Script.evaluate(Unknown Source)
at com.install4j.runtime.installer.ContextImpl.runScript(Unknown Source)
at com.install4j.runtime.installer.ContextImpl.runScript(Unknown Source)

 

Environment
Linux

 

Cause

The devtestlic.xml file had expired.

 

Resolution
Having a valid devtestlic.xml resolved the issue.

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