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EPUB (short for electronic publication; alternatively capitalized as ePub, ePUB, EPub, or epub, with "EPUB" preferred by the vendor)

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What is a good itunes alternative with .epub support?

Banshee seems good, but it doesn't seem to support .epub or any other type of ebook files. I use my ipod more for reading than I do for music, so I'd really like a program that allows me to continue ...
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Converting Pdf in Taml language to epub using calibre

I have tried to convert a pdf in tamil language using calibre. The conversion took place but the fonts are not in tamil. Is it possible to convert pdf in Tamil language to convert to epub? or Is there ...
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How to install Recoll's python:epub helper?

I installed the latest version of Recoll from the ppa because it was claimed it can index epub files. When I select "Show missing helpers" there's "python:epub" in the list. I cannot find it in the ...
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Is there a native gnome application to view ebooks? [duplicate]

Is there a native gnome (preferably gnome 3) application for viewing ebooks ? I've heard about plans for a gnome-books application in this blog post, what about it ? When might such an application ...
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Package other than calibre for converting an RSS feed's entries to an ebook

Is there a package in the repositories (other than Calibre) that could be used to take an RSS feed and convert the entries into an ebook for reading? Calibre seems a bit too bulky to use to simply ...
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How do I convert epub to mobi?

How do I convert epub to mobi? Can I use Calibre for this conversion?
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Will I be able to download me epub reader and use it offline to read my ebooks?

My Acer C7 is intended to by my travel computer. I want to be able to read my ebooks offline with it. If I am in the middle of the ocean on a cruise, or elsewhere out offline, will Crouton allow me ...
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I downloaded an EPUB file, how can I get it from Ubuntu to my IPad?

I am travelling tomorrow and I have some PDF's and e-books I want to read on my IPad. I have downloaded an EPUB file to my Ubuntu computer. I want to know how to sync files in Ubuntu with an IPad or ...
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converting epub files to PDF format

I would like to know the ways in which epub files can be converted to pdf in ubuntu. Any method, GUI or command line conversion is fine as far as my epub gets converted to pdf. Thanks.
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How do I install Sigil?

Is there a ppa I can use to install Sigil in Ubuntu 13.04 or 13.10? The old ppa:rgibert/ebook doesn't work for me any more.
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Adding ebook format (epub/mobi) support to document viewer

Is there any way to add support for epub & mobi to the default document viewer in Ubuntu? Calibre is an overkill for me there is any other small and light software out there?
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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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How can I convert .epub files to plain text?

I'm able to view an epub file in, say, okular, select all the text and copy-paste into a text editor. I'd like a command line method - anyone know of such a thing?
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sphinx-build cannot generate epub output

On Ubuntu 10.10 when I run the command sphinx-build -b epub -d _build/doctrees . _build/epub, I see the following output: Running Sphinx v0.6.6 Sphinx error: Builder name epub not registered make: ...
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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 software can I use to view epub documents?

What software can I use to view .epub documents?