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Questions tagged [kindle]

The Kindle is an e-book reader from Amazon.

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Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't recognize Kindle Paperwhite

I started using Ubuntu(18.04) recently and to this moment I am very satisfied. I am facing this problem with the Kindle Paperwhite not being recognized by the usb. I have tested other devices and ...
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Unable to install Kindle using wine

I attempted to install Kindle for PC on my Ubuntu 18.04 laptop with this command: wine KindleForPc-installer-1.25.52064.exe But I got this error: I cannot make sense of it, being a casual user. ...
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Kindle Paperwhite (10th Gen.) not recognised on Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to connect my Kindle Paperwhite (10th Generation) to my computer running Ubuntu 18.04 via USB in order to transfer e-books. However, the device is not recognised by my computer. Other mass ...
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Fullscreen not working in Kindle using wine

I recently installed Amazon Kindle using Wine 3.0 and PlayOnLinux on my Ubuntu 18.04. Everything works perfectly except for the full screen mode. When I press Fn+f11 I see a smaller windowed mode with ...
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How to install Kindle on Ubuntu 18.04?

The title says it all. Ubuntu 18.04.* wine 3.04 KindleForPC-installer-1.25.52064.exe (latest) I'm not knowledgeable about error messages. In a console, when I run ... $ wine KindleForPC-installer-...
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Removed all files from Kindle device via cp command

I tried to copy a file to a Kindle device via command line in the following way: cp filename /dev/sdb5 where sdb5 is the name of that device. As result, all files from the Kindle device are removed. ...
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how to Send to Kindle for Mozilla Firefox?

Does the "send to Kindle" extension not work for Firefox from Ubuntu? thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ firefox -version Mozilla Firefox 59.0.1 thufir@dur:~$ From the Firefox site it's not exactly clear ...
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How can I remove the DRM from a Kindle book?

I'd like to know how I can strip DRM from a Kindle book. I would like to buy a Kindle ebook from Amazon. I'd strip the DRM, and convert it to Epub (so I can listen to it on a headset connected to my ...
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Where are Amazon Kindle ebooks on my Linux PC after I download them for offline reading w/“Kindle Cloud Reader” Chrome app, & how to convert to PDF?

Where are Amazon Kindle ebooks located on my Linux PC after I download them for offline reading with the "Kindle Cloud Reader" Chrome app, & how do I convert them to PDF format? For Windows this ...
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Kindle App stopped working in Wine

I'm running ubuntu 16.04 and wine 1.6.2. A while ago I installed the Kindle app in wine and have been using it happily ever since, by simply clicking on the shortcut on my desktop to start it. ...
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Kindle app on ubuntu 17.10

so amazon wants to have an icon pinned on all ubuntus but when comes time to release it's flagship app it's windows and mac only? I digress I like calibre so far but just in case and for the sake of ...
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Is it possible to un-eject a kindle via CLI?

When I connect my kindle, it "appears" as /dev/sdb and its main partition as /dev/sdb1. I can then mount the kindle and move files to it. Afterwards, to return to reading, I need to do an umount /dev/...
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Delete or merge duplicate books at Calibre

I'm managing my e-books with Calibre. Unfortunately, in there kinda 1000+ duplicates has been created when I was importing 10,000 books. Also there were some books with no formats available, means ...
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Amazon Fire 7 Tablet

I have purchase a new tablet. Its a Amazon Fire 7, new generation 2017. Can I install ubuntu on my new Amazon Fire 7 tablet? And how.
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How do I make a Kindle 3G into a monitor using Ubuntu?

Is there a guide for Linux step by step? I want to use my Kindle as a secondary monitor with a clone image of what is happening at the main PC. I have jail breaked the Kindle. And I also think I got ...
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WINE 1.3 with Amazon Kindle

I am experiencing problems getting Wine/PlayOnLinux to work with my Amazon Kindle Account. Firstly, I installed Wine/PlayOnLinux downloaded Amazon for PC and Wine picked up the exe. After ...
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Is it possible to write Kindle ebook with LibreOffice

I intend to self-publish a book on the Kindle platform. Adobe PDF is one of the supported formats in which you can submit your book. Since I'm using Ubuntu, is it possible for me to use LibreOffice ...
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Kindle Paperwhite Ubuntu 14.04

I recently bought a Kindle Paperwhite. On initial connection with my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, I had no issues. The Kindle was mounted, and I put some ebooks on the device using Calibre. However, now I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu Touch on my Kindle Fire? [duplicate]

I have a Kindle Fire, that I use a lot, but the OS sucks. The thing is to easily install Ubuntu on it so it can be more useful. Sory if my english is too basic, I speak spanish, thanks
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I am looking for a way to read kindle books

I am looking to see if there is an application for reading kindle books on this system.
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Ubuntu doesnt see my Kindle (4th generation) as mtp device

My kindle 4th generation was working for a year just fine just plugging it in with a USB- microUSB cable and transferring the books with calibre. Now since a couple of weeks it does charge but it ...
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Unable to mount Kindle on Ubuntu 14.04

Upon connecting my kindle, nautilus opens up for just a second and then flashes a message saying that kindle is unavailable. Then there are a host of messages on dmesg about device not accepting set ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't see kindle fire as as mtp device

When I connect my kindle fire to my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop with a micro usb cable, nothing happens. When I check my syslog I get this. tail -f /var/log/syslog Sep 5 16:26:22 ubuntu kernel: [539971....
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How do I get Ubuntu Linux 14.04 to recognize my Kindle Fire HD?

I already tried gmtp. It doesn't see the device. I also tried the longer route at itsfoss.com. That method didn't work, either, possibly because 14.04 didn't recognize a couple of the commands. (?) ...
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How to transfer ebooks from Kindle account to PC?

I've bought an ebook on Amazon. I'd like to be able to read it offline on my PC. Also I hate being dependent on any external 'service' to read a book. So How can I download the ebook, if it is ...
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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 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 text ...
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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?
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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 well)...
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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 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 used to manage e-books and I do have that downloaded. ...
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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 application ...