Calibre 2.45 released with ability to generate a cover

Calibre 2.45 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release now enables users to customize the text that appears under the covers with a template in Preferences->Look & Feel->Cover browser

Calibre 2.45 changelog

New Features

  • When sending books without a cover to the device, generate a cover with book metadata instead of using the blank book icon
  • Preferenes->Add your own columns: Show more information about existing columns

Bug Fixes

  • PDF Output: Handle input documents with fonts that do not have either postscript or full name information.
  • DOCX Input: Handle numbering styles that use non-decimal number formats and custom templates.
  • Allow restoring of corrupted library to work even if the metadata.db file is missing from the library folder
  • Bulk metadata dialog: Fix renaming a custom series via search and replace causing the series index to be reset to 1.
  • Bulk metadata dialog: Fix search and replace not working for text like custom columns if the column contains only a single value.
  • Content server: Fix next and previous links not working in the mobile view when using a search query that includes url unsafe characters.
  • Update Amazon metadata download plugin to handle amazon.com website change that was preventing any metadata from being downloaded
  • Edit Book: Fix error when trying to add words to user dictionary for a book with a language that has no dictionary available.
  • Tag browser: Fix various bugs in how grouped search terms are displayed. Also fix counts and average rating for items in user categories
  • When using copy to library also create missing composite columns in the destination library.

Improved news sources

  • The Guardian and The Observer

Install Calibre 2.45 on Ubuntu OS

sudo -v && wget -nv -O- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/kovidgoyal/calibre/master/setup/linux-installer.py | sudo python -c "import sys; main=lambda:sys.stderr.write('Download failedn'); exec(sys.stdin.read()); main()"
 
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