More posts about “ebooks”

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Calibre 5 Released with eBook Highlighting, Switches to Python 3

Calibre, the popular eBook manager, editor, and reader recently gained some new features. We look at what's new in Calibre 5.0.1 and show you how to get it.

27 September 2020
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The Best eBook Reader App for Linux Just Got Even Better

A huge update to Foliate, a GTK-based eBook reader for Linux desktops, is available. Foliate 2.0 features a redesigned interface and tonnes of new features.

7 April 2020
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LibreOffice Getting Started Guide Available to Download

Want to learn to use free office software LibreOffice? A new downloadable guide is on hand to help. The LibreOffice documentation team has announced a new version of the ‘Getting Started Guide’, which offers “concise and […]

22 September 2018

This Qt eBook App for Linux is a Real Page Turner

Lector is a Qt ebook reader app for Linux that lets you read ePub, Mobi and AWZ ebooks on. It also lets you change ebook font, font size and page color.

16 March 2018

Best eBook Reader Apps for Ubuntu & Linux Mint

We look at the best ebook reader apps for Ubuntu & Linux desktops, ranging from the Calibre ebook reader to GNOME epub reader Bookworm and Easy Ebook Viewer.

25 July 2017

A Promising New eBook Reader for Linux Appears

I don’t spend as much time reading as I should, even though I own a Kindle and an Android tablet. It’s not that I have a shortage of things to read, either. I have a […]

14 September 2016

Nerds Vs Zombies: ZHackers Volume 2 Hits Ubuntu Software Center

Like a herd of the shuffling, mindless dead, the follow up to 2012's Ubuntu-themed Zombie novel 'Zhackers' has taken a while to arrive...

1 November 2013

Does Ubuntu Need A Separate ‘eBook & Magazine’ Store?

Does the growing number of eBooks, PDFs and magazines on sale in the Ubuntu Software Center annoy you? I've recently begun to ask myself that question, and based on recent comments from readers I am not alone in doing so.

19 August 2012
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‘Ubuntu Made Easy’ Guide 40 Percent Off For Limited Time Only

As "Introduction to Ubuntu" books go, few are as straightforward or as enjoyable to read as 'Ubuntu Made Easy' from No Starch Press. And for the next few days only you can buy a physical copy at 40% off of its usual RRP of $34.95 - meaning you only pay a bargainous $20.97. If that didn't sound luring enough, not only will you get a paper copy of the book (which comes with a Live CD of Ubuntu 12.04) but you also receive digital versions in PDF, Mobi and ePub formats for free!

19 July 2012
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Meet Open-Source eBook Editing/Publishing App ‘BookType’

A new open-source digital writing and publishing platform has been launched by non-profit group Sourcefabric. Booktype allows for collaborative editing and writing of books that can be easily outputted to on-demand print services and eReaders […]

14 February 2012
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Calibre e-book reader 0.8 gets book store search, new look, more

Desktop e-book manager 'Calibre' added support for more e-reader devices and a 'Get Books' feature for finding an e-book for the cheapest price online in its latest release, version 0.8.

12 May 2011
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Calibre: the ‘VLC’ of eBook reader software

Whilst reading eBooks on dedicated hardware devices has become the trend of late there are many people who still read eBooks on their computers via the use of eBook reader software. eBooks have been knocking […]

28 June 2010