In the MOBI format, the situation is a little confused. If you are using the bit version of calibre try switching to the bit version. I am very grateful for this fix. To those of you that claim that you need access to the filesystem, so that you can have access to your books over the network, calibre has an excellent Content server that gives you access to your calibre library over the net. As far as I can tell, the overwhelming majority of people on the MobileRead forums would prefer they made it an option, even if they actually like having it there.

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See this thread for details. To ensure that the collections for a book are based only on current calibre metadata, first delete the books from the reader, then resend the books.

Kobo eReader Tip: Calibre Settings for Minimizing Wasted Space

Thanks for calibge tips Nathan. At the command prompt type the following command and press Enter:. You can get permission denied errors if you are using an SD card with write protect enabled.

You can also tkuch remove the DRM if you choose to make it so you can read your ebooks on other ereaders and apps. Works in tandem with the builtin plugin to enable downloading from multiple Amazon domains. Rouch the Kobo e-reader to your computer using the USB charging cable that comes with the e-reader, then launch Calibre. Amazon have removed the ability to manipulate collections completely in their newer models, like the Kindle Touch and Kindle Fire, making even the above plugin useless, unless you root your Kindle and install custom firmware.


There are two ways that you can connect your Android device to calibre. To learn how to do this see Adding your favorite news website. I transferred some books to my Kindle using calibre and they did not show up? In order of decreasing preference: Clibre list of books that calibre displays is created by reading the contents of this metadata.

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If you get an error about calibre not being able to open a file because caliibre is in use by another program, do the following: How do I run calibre from my USB stick? You can use the powerful calibre template language to do much more with columns. Go to the folder C: Browse millions of products on Amazon. If you need a tool that always produces valid EPUBs, calibre is not for you.

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MOBI files often have. My main issue is with all the wasted space.

Create a customised toolbar menu button for features from other plugins or calibre menus to save screen space. Updates a custom column for the total number of books written by each author for claibre book in your library. The most important thing to backup is the calibre library folder, that contains all your books and metadata. The guys from the Ebook Reader Blog have a simple trick to fix it.


Type in your Adobe ID. Read the error message carefully, see what file it points to and fix the permissions on that file or its containing folders.

Note If you are concerned about giving calibre access to your email account, simply create a new free email account with GMX or Hotmail and use it only for calibre. Suppose calubre book collection is nicely sorted into folders with the following scheme:. Like it Tweet it Pin it More.

Margins and spaces are good…no need to fix…on the other hand Kobo service is the pits so lets give them a hard time…. Kindly do not contact us in an attempt to get us to change this. Now on the new computer, start calibre for the first time. We just need some information from you: They seem to be much smarter about their software than Kobo.

It is also part of what allows calibre to magically regenerate the database with all metadata if the database file gets corrupted.