Install Calibre 2.49.0 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

Calibre 2.49.0
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Install Calibre 2.49.0 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint
Calibre is a free ebook library management application and an opensource application. It is available for multiple operating systems Linux,Windows and MacOSX application and it  supports most popular ebook formats ebup,mobi and fb2.

In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest version of Calibre 2.49.0 in Ubuntu 14.10LTS and LinuxMint.

The latest version of Calibre is 2.49.0 and released with new features and bugfixes

The following are Calibre features
  • Library Management
  • E-book conversion
  • Downloading news from web and converting into ebook form
  • Edit several ebook formats

New features added in calibre 2.49.0 
  • Book viewer: Add an option to allow only a single book to be viewed at a time. Trying to view a second book will cause it to replace the currently viewed book.
  • Kobo driver: Add support for the new firmware 3.19.5761
Installation steps for calibre 2.49.0

There is no official PPA for Installing the Calibre in Linux distributions,just copy paste the below commands in terminal .


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 failed\n'); exec(sys.stdin.read()); main()"


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