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Install Calibre E-Book Manager On Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal”

calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. Calibre is a comprehensive suite of tools for all your ebook needs. Not only can you use Calibre to read ebooks, you can also manage your library, convert documents into different ebook formats, transfer files to a reading device, serve your library on the web, and much more.

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To install Calibre open a terminal window (press Alt+F2 and type: gnome-terminal) and copy+paste the following lines:

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

To start Calibre press Alt+F2 and type: calibre

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Some features are:

Add Amazon DE, Beam EBooks, Beam DE, Weightless Books, Wizards Tower Books to the list of ebook stores searched by Get Books
TXT output: All new Textile output with much greater preservation of formatting from the input document
Migrate metadata plugin for Douban Books to the 0.8 API
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Add menu items to Get Books action to search by title and author of current book
Add title_sort as available field to CSV/XML catalogs
Add a context menu to the manage authors dialog
Add a button to paste isbn into the identifiers field in the edit metadata dialog automatically

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