Calibre Os X

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calibre is not exactly the program that will win a beauty contest, but functionally it is ok.

My library is pretty large, and keeping it entirely on my laptop is not reasonable. This led to the necessity of storing the library on a file server, and accessing it from my laptop.

The calibre FAQ page clearly states:

  1. Part 1: Calibre DeDRM Plugin Will Remove DRM From? Kindle ebooks (Files from.
  2. Download Linux software in the Calibre Plugins category. An open source office suite that provides a good alternative to commercial office tools on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X platforms.
  3. Drag and drop a few e-book files into calibre, or click the “Add books” button and browse for the e-books you want to work with. Once you’ve added the books, they will show up in the main view looking something like this: Calibre is a powerful and easy to use e-book manager. Users say it’s outstanding and a.

Calibre Os X 10.11

Calibre: The one stop solution for all your e-book needs. Comprehensive e-book software. Completely free development and translated into many languages, Calibre will allow us to organize, convert, transfer and even create e-books. Compatible with OS X, PC-Windows and GNU/Linux; Calibre is an application full of features to make the experience of reading in eReader much easier.

Do not put your calibre library on a networked drive. … bad things will happen.

Well, I tested this myself and with AFP shares, bad things did happen :-(

But, with a little help from my friends (thank you, Bogdan!), I migrated the calibre library to a NFS share, and had no problems since.

NFS stands Network File System and is the venerable protocol protocol used by Unix. It might not be very efficient, but was designed with many great features, including exhaustive locking mechanisms, which the newer protocols compromise for speed.

Calibre Light Theme Mac Os X


Calibre Os X 10.10

I tried with two NFS servers, one on a Synology drive (Linux based), and the second on a Mac OS X Server (originally a BSD variant), and both worked without problems.