Install Calibre 3.7 Ebook Reader On Ubuntu

How to install Calibre via Ubuntu PPA. Calibre 3.7 is the latest release of Calibre Ebook Reader for Ubuntu Linux Systems. Calibre is a powerful and easy to use e-book manager which works as a comprehensive e-book viewer and can be used to download news/magazines from the web. User scna share and backup your library easily and edit the books in their collection.

Install Calibre 3.7

calibre has a binary install that includes private versions of all its dependencies. It runs on 32-bit and 64-bit Intel compatible machines. To install or upgrade, simply copy paste the following command into a terminal and press Enter:

sudo apt-get update
sudo -v && wget -nv -O- | sudo python -c
"import sys; main=lambda:sys.stderr.write('Download failedn');
exec(; main()"

While you wait for the download to complete, please consider contributing to support the development of calibre.

Reverting to a previous version

If you wish to revert to an earlier calibre release or download a calibre upgrade manually, download the tarball of that release from here (choose the 32-bit or 64-bit version, as appropriate). Assuming you want calibre in /opt/calibre, run the following command, changing the path to calibre-tarball.txz below as appropriate:

sudo apt-get update
sudo mkdir -p /opt/calibre && sudo rm -rf /opt/calibre/*
&& sudo tar xvf /path/to/downloaded/calibre-tarball.txz -C
/opt/calibre && sudo /opt/calibre/calibre_postinstall

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