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Install Calibre Library on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric/Linux Mint

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
  • Experimental support for generating Amazon's new KF8 format MOBI files
  • Upgrade to using cssutils 0.9.9 for CSS parsing. Improved speed and robustness.
  • Show cover size in a tooltip in the conversion dialog
  • Driver for Nook Simple Touch with Glow Light
Bug Fixes
  • Heuristics: When italicizing words do not operate on words not in between HTML tags.
  • Fix (I hope) the bulk metadata download process crashing for some people on OS X when clicking the Yes button to apply the updates.
  • Fix tooltip not being updated in the book details panel when pasting in a new cover
  • Cover Browser: Wrap the title on space only, not in between words.
  • Edit metadata dialog: If a permission denied error occurs when clicking the next or prev buttons, stay on the current book.
  • Fix heuristics not removing unnecessary hyphens from the end of lines.
It's old version is also available in Ubuntu Software Center.

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