Calibre 2.60.0 released with news download feature

Calibre 2.60.0 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 comes with improved configuration dialog for the Kobo Touch device driver.

Calibre 2.60.0 changelog

  • New Features:
    • Edit metadata: In the drop down list for languages, show the five most recently used languages first.
    • Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for missing navigation documents in EPUB 3 books
    • Kobo driver: Improved configuration dialog for the Kobo Touch device driver
    • Copy to Library: Do not abort the copy process if only some books fail to copy, instead report which books failed and copy the rest.
    • News download: Make all relative links (those starting with /) absolute. Useful when reading on a device that supports web browsing.
    • EPUB metadata: Add an option to disable adding of cover images to EPUB files that declare no cover image in their metadata (Preferences->Plugins->Customize the Set EPUB metadata plugin)
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      Bug Fixes: <ul>
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          ToC Editor: Fix ToC detection in EPUB 3 files with only an NCX and no nav not working
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          E-book viewer: In paged mode, when the window is toggled between full screen and window, repeatedly, preserve the position more accurately.
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          E-book viewer: Fix incorrect page turning when multiple pages are displayed on screen for books that wrap all their content in a single 100% height tag.
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          Fix a regression that broke scheduling a new news download in timezones west of GMT
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          Edit Book: Fix undocked windows not resizable on OS X
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          Fix a regression in 2.57 that broke rescaling of images to fit the output profile screen size during conversion.
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          Fix for file dialogs not working on windows when non-ascii environment variables are present
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          HTML Input: Fix error when converting HTML file with URL encoded filename.
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      Improved news sources: <ul>
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          Handelsblatt
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          New York Times Book Review
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          Antyweb
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Install Calibre 2.60.0 on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

<pre>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()"</pre>
 
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