Questions relating to electronic books, including different files types, ebook conversion software, and ebook reading software.

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List of free Ubuntu books [closed]

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What eBook readers are available?

Can anyone suggest a nice eBook reader in Ubuntu? Preferably something lightweight.
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Kindle for PC via Wine

I've been checking out all the free books on Amazon and I really want to get the Kindle PC program running on my computer so I can download, read, and manage my e-books. I realize that Calibre can be ...
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Is there an open source alternative to “Adobe Digital Editions”?

For the moment I run Adobe Digital Editions under Wine to download ebooks burdened with ditigal restriction management. I only use it to open .acsm files supplied by ebook-shops, which contain ...
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Converting DJVU to PDF

I want to convert a DJVU document into a PDF document, separating and preserving the text layer and the images while also keeping the structure from the DJVU. How can I do this in Ubuntu? (I will ...
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Is there a way to convert a PDF file to ePUB format WITHOUT using Calibre

I'll tell you clearly and loudly: I don't like Calibre! So, how can I convert PDF to ePUB without it?
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What software can I use to view epub documents?

What software can I use to view .epub documents?
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What's a good tool for creating .epub format e-books?

I have seen a question here about reading .epub but I would like to create my own easily from a GUI, what is available for Ubuntu? Even if I have to download something outside the repository, as long ...
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What Book-Library Organizing Programs are available?

I would like to ask if there is any good program for ubuntu 12.04 to organize a library of books.I want to mention that I also have books written in my native language (Greek) and I have books written ...