Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Calibre 3.35.0 Release, Install on Ubuntu (18.10/18.04) & Linux Mint

Calibre is an open source e-book library management application designed for the 21th century, for the digital world that were are living in right now. It lets users to manipulate digital books in any way possible. It helps users to easily read ebooks on their personal computer, convert ebooks from one format to another, create electronic books based on recipes of your very own ideas.

Features at a glance

The software can download news from a sleuth of various sources, and comes with a content server for online access. Syncing ebooks to a supported mobile reader device is also possible with Calibre. E-book library management is the the main component of the application, displayed every time you open the application. From here, you can convert and organize e-books in a simple manner. It imports and exports many ebook formats, including ePub, MOBI, AZW, DOC, XML, etc. Just like any other software that can be extended via plugins, Calibre features an internal collection of add-ons, which provide support for editing metadata of ebooks, or add support for various ebook readers

Whats New features ?

  • Edit book: Insert hyperlink: Allow specifying a template to control the markup that is inserted for the hyperlink.
  • Metadata download: Add an option (in Preferences->Metadata download) to keep multiple results from individual metadata sources, useful if you prefer to pick the best result by hand and use only one or two metadata sources.
  • Kobo driver: Add an option to directly update metadata in the Kobo device database, instead of waiting for the Kobo to update the database after disconnecting. (Preferences->Plugins->Customize the Kobo device plugin)

Bug fixes

  • E-book viewer: Fix a regression that broke viewing of HTMLZ files
  • Edit book: Fix suggestions in completion popup not being sorted.
  • Windows: Fix restarting calibre with system tray icon enabled causing duplicate defunct icons in the tray.

Install Calibre 3.35.0 on Ubuntu (18.10/18.04) & Linux Mint :

calibre has a binary install that includes private versions of all its dependencies. It runs on 32-bit and 64-bit Intel compatible machines. To install or upgrade, simply copy paste the following command into a terminal and press Enter:

Change to root :
$ sudo su
$ sudo -v && wget -nv -O- https://download.calibre-ebook.com/linux-installer.sh | sudo sh /dev/stdin
While you wait for the download to complete, please consider contributing to support the development of calibre.

After installation is completed, open Callibre :

Click 'next' untill finish :

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