The Kindle is an e-book reader from Amazon.

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Can I format my Kindle Fire (1st Gen) and install Ubuntu touch?

I have an old 1st Gen Kindle Fire that I do not use often anymore. I shattered the screen a year or so ago, and it was too expensive to fix at the time. Parts are cheaper now so I ordered off Amazon ...
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How do I upgrade kindle version on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have installed kindle using WINE but it shows: Kindle version is out of date and won't work, please upgrade!
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Ubuntu for kindle fire hdx or hd [duplicate]

Noob question: Could I get ubuntu tablet to work on kindle fire hdx 7 inch without rooting? Could I run it side by side, kind of like how ubuntu for android works? Now, this question would be ...
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How can I convert .mp4 files and .srt file to images based on subtitle's timeline?

I have .mp4 file and .srt file. I need to convert them to images including subtitle. The problem here is that I only want to capture images that have subtitle. I will use these images to read video ...
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When can i download ubuntu for a tablet? [duplicate]

When will it be possible to download ubuntu to install on tablet devices? I've got a few tablets which i would love to install ubuntu onto. For instance I've got a kindle which I hate having to go on ...
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Kindle 2 not detected 12.04

My kindle is not being mounted by the machine. I am using a kindle touch 2 on 12.04 LTS. Any suggestions. Help is appreciated.
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Formating Kindle Book in LibreOffice

As anyone created a Kindle Book with LibreOffice? I've been doing the following so far: Adding 0.40 of indentation on the first line of each paragraph. Setting line height to 1.5 Justifying the ...
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My Kindle 4 is no longer recognized: how can I get it to work again?

when my Kindle was connected to my Ubuntu laptop it suddenly rebooted.. all the documents are gone and it is no longer recognized by Ubuntu. I have reformatted the partition (fat32) using gparted, ...
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Reducing PDF size to optimize its performance on Kindle?

Is there any tool on Ubuntu that I can use to reduce the physical size of the PDf in terms of it's dimensions so that the file can handle better on a Kindle? GUI Method please. Note: PDF has images ...
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gMTP counterpart for Kindle Paperwhite?

I plan to buy a Kindle Paperwhite. In all discussions so far about connecting the Kindle Paperwhite to Ubuntu, I have seen only answers/comments that suggest how to connect Kindle Fire to Ubuntu, and ...
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12.04 not mounting Kindle 3

I've tried plugging in my Kindle (3rd generation-keyboard), but nothing happens when I do. It's not seeing the device anywhere. I've tried re-booting the kindle while plugged in, I've installed ...
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How can I export books from Ubuntu to Amazon Kindle?

I have tried the Amazon Kindle HD 7", but could not integrate it at all with my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS OS. I have tried the USB cable but it didn't show up on the screen and I have tried to connect it via ...
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Will Ubuntu Touch work on my tablet or phone? [duplicate]

I have a Kindle Fire HD and want to know if the tablet version works or not. Can it be used to take the place of the Candle operating system?
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User account needs password to eject Kindle in Calibre

My 12.10 computer has several accounts on it. My wife has a Kindle Keyboard 3G that she manages with Calibre. The problem is that every time she tries to eject the device in Calibre if asks for my ...
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PDF editor to change font size

I have some e-books in PDF and Kindle, but the font is too small to read on it. I want to make fonts larger in PDF files so that the pictures and other stuff in it is unchanged (therefore I cannot use ...
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Amazon Kindle (Paperwhite) not recognized

I have a newly bought Amazon Paperwhite, but when I connect it to my PC, Ubuntu does not recognize it. What can I do? Thanks!
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Calibre can not send book to Kindle

I don't know why but Calibre stopped sending working with my Kindle on Ubuntu 12.04 32 bits. Till a few time ago everything was working just fine, but now whenever I connect my Kindle and try to send ...
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Managing Kindle Fire with on 12.04 via Micro-USB

To begin, I have read both Is there a way to get a Kindle Fire to work with 12.04? and How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable? My problem is that I am unable to mount my ...
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Can the Amazon Kindle work with my Ubuntu hotspot?

I wanted to use my Ubuntu laptop here as a hotspot for my Kindle (v3.3) But when I scan the wireless network on my Kindle and select to connect to the ubuntu wireless hotspot, then my kindle says its ...
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How can I get Kindle for PC working on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

How do I get Kindle for PC working on Ubuntu 12.04? Kindle Cloud can't copy paste so that's not a good solution. The e-books seem to be encoded so that Caliber cannot open them/convert them, so ...
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Is there a way to get a Kindle Fire to work with 12.04?

My mom is getting a Kindle Fire, and she uses Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. I need to find a program to have her Kindle working with her Ubuntu machine. I would really hate it if we couldn't find an app for ...
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Wine not working in 12.04? [closed]

I updated to Ubuntu 12.04 by doing a clean install from a CD. I installed Wine, Q4wine, WineTricks, PlayOnLinux all from the Software Center. After installing Kindle For PC(I ran it in 11.10 as ...
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Is the Ubuntu One Android app available for the Amazon Kindle Fire?

I was hoping that it would be possible to have the app downloaded from the Amazon Android app store, however it is not available there. I realize that it is available from the Google Android ...
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How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10, and when I connect my Kindle Fire to my computer via micro usb, it is not recognized automatically. Other usb devices, such as my ipod and digital camera, are recognized just ...
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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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Convert CHM to ebook for kindle 3

Is there any application for Ubuntu that can convert CHM files to ebook compatible with kindle?
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How can I get Kindle for PC to work in Ubuntu using Wine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Kindle for PC via Wine I've 'installed' Kindle using Wine but it doesn't work. The menu item is there but nothing seems to happen when I click it. I have set the ...