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calibre, version 0.8.38
ERROR: Failed to create library: Failed to create calibre library at: u'/media/data/Files/Biblioth\xc3\xa8que calibre'.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/calibre/calibre/gui2/", line 102, in get_library_path
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 150, in makedirs
    makedirs(head, mode)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 150, in makedirs
    makedirs(head, mode)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 157, in makedirs
    mkdir(name, mode)
OSError: [Errno 13] Permission non accordée: '/media/data'

please help I cann't read my ebooks.

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Go to preferences > run welcome wizard and double check that your library location is correct.

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Note that I have ubuntu 12.04 lts. I was looking for welcome wizard i don't know where. Calibre was working pretty nice for two weeks and suddently i don't know what happen. I doubt maybe the OpenGL is the problem – Faska May 21 '12 at 11:16
Thanks Cubiq Calibre was working fine for more than 3 weeks and the probem just happened this morning after activating OpenGL but again I opened Calibre this time and it works!!! I have done nothing but it works by itself wierd! Thank you Cubiq for your help I appreciate that. – Faska May 21 '12 at 11:26

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