Install Calibre 0.8.67 Library in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 12

Calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books.


It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories:
  1. Library Management
  2. E-book conversion
  3. Syncing to e-book reader devices
  4. Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form
  5. Comprehensive e-book viewer
  6. Content server for online access to your book collection
New Features
  • Generate a PDF Outline based on the Table of Contents of the input document
  • Add an option under Structure Detection to set the 'Start reading at' metadata with an XPath expression.
  • Speed up changing the title and author of files with books larger than 3MB by avoiding an unnecessary extra copy.
  • Wireless device driver: Make detecting and connecting to devices easier on networks where mdns is disabled
  • Allow choosing the default font family and size when generating PDF files (under PDF Options) in the conversion dialog
  • Metadata dialog: Comments editor: Allow specifying the name of a link when using the insert link button.
  • Remove the unmaintained pdfmanipulate command line utility. There are many other tools that provide similar functionality, for example, pdftk and podofo
Bug Fixes
  • Fix regression that broke sorting of non series titles before series titles
  • Do not create duplicate embedded fonts in the PDF for every individual HTML file in the input document
  • Fix regression that broke DnD of files having a # character in their names to the book details panel
  • Allow generating PDF files with more than 512 pages on windows.
  • Fix minor bug in handling of the completion popups when using the next/previous buttons in the edit metadata dialog
New Sources added:
  • Cumhuriyet Yzarlar by Sethi Eksi
  • Arcadia by Masahiro Hasegawa
  • Business Week Magazine and Chronicle of Higher Education by Rick Shang
  • CIPER Chile by Darko Miletic
  • Improved news sources
  • Coding Horror
  • TIME Magazine
For other Ubuntu distributions install from Ubuntu Software Center. It's old version is also available in Ubuntu Software Center.

To install Calibre in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
That's it
Source: Calibre
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