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Calibre - Ebook Software
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Fishy

Joined: 26 Jan 2006
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PostPosted: Thu 03 Jun 2010, 09:40    Post subject:  Calibre - Ebook Software  

Could somebody make a pet out of the Calibre Ebook software. They have a linux version but I am unable to get it running.

Thanks Smile
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don570


Joined: 10 Mar 2010
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Location: Ontario

PostPosted: Mon 14 Jun 2010, 18:21    Post subject: lucidor ebook reader  

There is a free ebook reader that I got from
http://lucidor.org/lucidor/download.html
and installed on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04
but I like FBREADER better.
and there is a pet
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=23440
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jakfish

Joined: 18 Jul 2008
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PostPosted: Tue 15 Jun 2010, 07:51    Post subject:  

Yes, I think FBReader is fantastic, and will read Mobipocket *.prc files, including rss feeds. Simply put prc files in one directory, add them to the FBReader library, and when you copy over the prc files, they remain intact in the library, since the file names remain the same.

Jake
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josepinto

Joined: 19 Aug 2006
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jun 2010, 08:45    Post subject: Calibre Portable through Wine  

Hi,

You can use Calibre Portable through Wine, after installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2008, included in Calibre Portable.

See
http://portableapps.com/node/20518
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