Friday, January 15, 2016

How To Install Calibre 2.49 On Ubuntu 15.10

Calibre is an open-source book management software, with many interesting features including e-book conversion, e-book viewer, library to ebook reader synchronization and support for the most popular eBook formats, including: epub, cbz, mobi, fb2. Being multi-platform, the app works on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.

Source Calibre Homepage.

New Features.

  • E-book viewer: Add an option to allow only a single book to be viewed at a time. Trying to view a second book will cause it to replace the currently viewed book.
  • Kobo driver: Add support for the new firmware 3.19.5761
  • Linux build: Update bundled version of Qt to 5.5.1
Bug Fixes.

  • Get Books: Update plugins for various Polish language book stores to handle changes to the website
  • Amazon metadata download: Handle a change in the amazon website that prevented review metadata from being downloaded
  • Better algorithm for guessing the ‘external’ network interface that is displayed to the user
  • Tag Mapper: Do not allow the user to create rules with invalid regular expressions
  • E-book viewer: Disallow hyphenation in documents that use mathematical typesetting as the hyphenation breaks that typesetting
  • E-book viewer: Fix some non-ASCII characters not display in embedded MathML.
  • Download calibre plugins securely using HTTPS
  • MOBI Output: Try to autofix corrupted PNG images in the input document.
  • Nook Glowlight Plus: Send files by default to the NOOK/My Files folder.
  • E-book viewer: Fix failure to view comic files that contain non-ASCII characters int heir internal filenames.
To install Calirbe just run the following commands via your systems Terminal.

 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa
 sudo apt-get update
 sudo apt-get install calibre

That's All Enjoy!

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