Accessing library from web, gui, etc...

So I now have my calibre running mostly fine on my linux box. I can run it and access via a web browser and somewhat the gui in windows via the windows calibre app. That said, is it recommended or not or does it even matter if I usually want to browse grab books via a browser from devices, but sometimes manage the library with plugins and whatnot with the gui in windows? How do you all go about this with your setup if similar to mine?
Tags: Books, Library Management

best practices/format for free ebooks

I was under the impression that mobi was a better file format than epub but I find that epub seems to be more flexible in that I can edit the book, more specifically, change its title, for example, adding "(Peter Wimsey #3)" to the book title and having it show up with that on my kindle. I was wondering what other people prefer, and why, for free ebooks on the kindle.
Tags: Books, Library Management, Peter Wimsey

New guy from Ohio

Hi, I'm Steve from northern Ohio. I joined today after finding you in a link over on the Kindle forum on Amazon. What a wealth of information here! I'm on my third Kindle; the new 10th generation Kindle Paperwhite. Prior to that I had the first Paperwhite model, and earlier a Kindle Touch. Before the Kindle, I was reading on an iPad using the Kindle app. But the backlit screen in a darkened room bothered my eyes. And when I fell asleep, the iPad was heavier as it bashed into my nose when it fel...
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Kobo SOC upgrade ever?

they've literally been using the same SOC or variants of it for literally 6+ yrs now. I was just wondering if/when they'll ever go to a dual core CPU anytime within the next decade.
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DesignTex 5×5 Collection

Designtex and Crypton re-visit and honor 25 years of fruitful collaboration with the Designtex 5×5 Collection, a selection of high-performance textiles featuring digitally printed imagery commissioned from five different artists. 25 years ago, Designtex and Crypton joined forces to combine durable and stain-resistant fabric with unbound aesthetic potential. This is “a stain-, moisture-, and odor-resistant polyester utilizing groundbreaking digital printing to ensure striking color and clarity....
Tags: Books, Textiles, Crypton, High Performance Textiles, 5x5 Collection, Designtex, Digitally Printed Textiles, Arturo Guerrero, Elizabeth Atterbury

Mystery and Crime Kabel, Walther: Harald Harst (027) - Die Uhrkette des Bill . V1.0 [German] 23.12.2018

Die Uhrkette des Bill Hamilton. Der Klubpräsident hatte soeben einem meiner Nachbarn gegenüber seiner Verwunderung über das Fehlen eines der Klubmitglieder namens Melprove Ausdruck gegeben, so daß der Herr zu meiner Linken sich verpflichtet fühlte, mir zu erklären, Armand Melprove sei der reichste Mann der Stadt und der glückliche Vater zweier reizender Töchter, die leider nur allzu stolz auf die Millionen ihres Erzeugers und deshalb wenig zugängliche Damen wären. Mein anderer Nachbar beugte s...
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Mystery and Crime Kabel, Walther: Harald Harst (024) - Der Einsiedler von Tri. V1.0 [German] 23.12.2018

Der Einsiedler von Tristan de Cunha. Lord Balleray, der Gouverneur der Kapkolonie, hatte Harald Harst und mich an einem Donnerstag zu einer Segelpartie auf seiner Jacht Miranda eingeladen gehabt. Wir waren morgens von Kapstadt abgesegelt und verlebten acht behagliche Stunden an Bord des schnellen, eleganten Schiffes und lernten die Gastfreiheit eines vornehmen Engländers von der besten Seite kennen. Erst auf der Rückfahrt von diesem Ausflug in den Atlantik hinein begann Lord Balleray von jener...
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Mystery and Crime Kabel, Walther: Harald Harst (025) - Das Siegellacktröpfche. V1.0 [German] 23.12.2018

Das Siegellacktröpchen. Wir saßen auf dem Balkon, der zu unserem Wohnsalon im Hotel de Paris in Pondicherry gehörte. Harald Harst hatte mir soeben die Teetasse aufs neue gefüllt und sagte nun, indem er auf die im Sonnenlicht glitzernde, endlose Wasserfläche des Meerbusens von Bengalen deutete, wie der zwischen den Halbinseln Vorder- und Hinterindien liegende Teil des Indischen Ozeans genannt wird: »Bedauerst Du noch, lieber Schraut, bereits um ½ 7 Dein Bett verlassen zu haben? Ist dieser Morge...
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Mystery and Crime Kabel, Walther: Harald Harst (026) - Die Gesellschaft der r. V1.0 [German] 23.12.2018

Die Gesellschaft der roten Karten. Als der Prinz jetzt den Vorrat seiner haarsträubenden Nimrodgeschichten erschöpft hatte, sagte van Wreeden ganz unvermittelt: »Master Harst (die Unterhaltung wurde in englischer Sprache geführt), hätten Sie wohl Lust, einmal Batavia zu besuchen und einige Zeit zusammen mit Ihrem Privatsekretär Master Schraut mein Gast zu sein? Außer den dortigen Sehenswürdigkeiten könnte ich Ihnen noch eine recht geheimnisvolle Angelegenheit als ein für Sie vielleicht in sein...
Tags: Books, ePub Books, Batavia, Zeiten, Gast, Herren, Hände, Kabel Walther, Karten, Harald Harst, Schraut, Die Gesellschaft, Karten Als der Prinz, Sie ein Mann, Kapitalverbrechen

Automatically setting title sort

Does clicking that in bulk edit mean that whatever is listed in the title sort is copied over to the title, or vice versa? I believe that doing this with the author means that the author gets copied over to the sort (which sucks if all the author sorts are set up special).
Tags: Books, Calibre

We should ban the 'best of' end of year lists – they make us feel guilty and old | Alex McClintock

I will continue to take these lists as a reminder that my short time on planet Earth is relentlessly ticking awayI am not a grinch. I do not complain about jazzy Christmas carols, even though I’ve never been a fan. I do not moan about boozy lunch arguments, since I quite like getting sozzled with my family. If pressed, I will even go so far as to defend your right to watch Love Actually.But one holiday institution has got me down this year. Continue reading...
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Clara HD Clara HD Expanded Memory Response Time for Large Library

Hello: I currently use a Kobo Aura (2013) with 4.12.12111 firmware. I have an external 32Gb sd card with +11.500 ebooks across some 60 collections and many, many series. Even though response time when switching between reading and either home screen, library, settings or search is above 15 seconds, I still use the 4.x firmware on account of it's ample search features. I do know response time for same interaction is nearly instantaneous on 3.x firmware, but that version lacks series searching,...
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NRA statement on bump stocks

Right here: Some have used our October 2017 statement to claim that NRA supports ATFs final rule, but as NRA-ILAs Executive Director Chris Cox noted only days after our statement was issued, We dont believe that bans have ever worked on anything. We also made this clear in our comments to ATF on the proposed rule earlier this year. In our comments, we further advised that ATF should at a minimum make an amnesty period available to deal with the fundamental inequity imposed on law-abiding gun own...
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Guest Post Review: The Dam

        Anastasia Gonis has been reviewing books for over twenty years. Her reviews and interviews have appeared in Bookseller & Publisher, Good Reading magazine, Australian Book Review, The Age, The Herald Sun, AllWrite, and many other publications. Anastasia currently writes both articles and reviews and is a revered reviewer for Kids’ Book … Continue reading Guest Post Review: The Dam The post Guest Post Review: The Dam appeared first on The Boomerang Books Blog.
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OSG Networks Ring in New Year’s Eve with Slate of Original Programming

Southern Hospitality is Strong on Outdoor Channel with Highly-Anticipated Premiere of “Booger Bottom” on January 7. Booger Bottoms begins airing on Outdoor Channel on January 7 DENVER – -(AmmoLand.com)- Ring in the new year with fellow sportsmen and women by tuning into a slate of highly-anticipated premieres and can’t-wait-for season returns of favorite outdoor and lifestyle programming on Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network. Original premieres and new episodes from...
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frozen peppermint cheesecake recipe

This cheesecake is the perfect make-ahead dessert and it is so delicious! Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake 2 cups Oreo type sandwich cookies (entire cookie crushed into fine crumbs)(about 18 cookies) 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened 1 (14 oz.) can  sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1/2 cup finely crushed peppermint candies (about 20 mints) 2 cups heavy cream, whipped Chocolate fudge spoonable ice cream topping (found in a jar by the ice cream ...
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EASY & YUMMY Peppermint Meringues

Peppermint meringue cookies make a beautiful {and yummy} addition to your holiday parties or wrap them up pretty for a much loved homemade gift! They are crunchy, minty and sweet! Peppermint Meringues These cookies couldn’t be any easier to make and only a couple ingredients red food coloring, peppermint flavoring, a dash of salt, cream of tartar, egg whites and sugar. To begin you will need a 12 ” or 18″ pastry bag fitted with a 1/2″ large open star pastry tip. With a small paint brush paint...
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NRA Statement on Bump Fire Stock Rule

Opinion NRA Statement on Bump Fire Stock Rule Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last week, the Department of Justice announced that it would soon be releasing a final rule classifying “bump-stock-type-devices” as “machineguns” under the National Firearms Act.These devices came to national attention in October 2017 after the horrific attack in Las Vegas.  As multiple media accounts correctly pointed to at the time, there was overwhelming legislative support for proposals that went far beyond thes...
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Gun Banners Indoctrinate Kids with Toy Gun Turn-in

Opinion Gun Banners Indoctrinate Kids with Toy Gun Turn-in Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- During the Christmas of 1914, some French, British, and German soldiers along World War I’s Western Front informally ceased hostilities in order to celebrate the holiday. The truce offered the combatants a brief moment to celebrate their shared humanity amidst the otherwise ghastly conflict.No such luck for Americans weary of the United States’ all-consuming culture war. For anti-gun zealots, the Christm...
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peppermint meringue cookies recipe

Peppermint meringue cookies make a beautiful {and yummy} addition to your holiday parties or wrap them up pretty for a much loved homemade gift! They are crunchy, minty and sweet! Peppermint Meringue Cookies Fit a pastry bag (12″ or 18″) with a 1/2″ large open star pastry tip. With a small paint brush paint stripes on the inside of the bag with a gel food coloring paste. Ingredients 3 large egg whites (room temperature) 1/4 teaspoon cream of tarter 1/4 teaspoon pure peppermint extract (pepperm...
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BOTW: Matt’s Not FDE AR Pistol

The 22nd Installment of Build of the Week was contributed by Matt.  Thank goodness it is not another FDE gun. Honestly the hottest thing I like about this build is the Rail-Rap (see what I did there?). How did I not know about this product. You’d think by this point I’d have seen pretty much […] Read More … The post BOTW: Matt’s Not FDE AR Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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PB Touch Lux 4 quick battery dive

I have a Touch Lux 4 device for a month. Firmware is the latest. If I set it to not turn it off, but just go to standby, it will be completely discharged in one day. Wi-Fi off, firmware check, automatic time update also turned off. What could be the reason for a quick dive. It is said to behave like an Inkpad 3 in terms of energy saving. I have such a device and it is impeccable in this regard. Idea? Advice? Thanks in advance.
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Merry Christmas, Happy New Year

Rosa 'Peace' Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Garden Design Online The Peace Rose was bred in France by Meilland International in 1942, and it has long been associated with the end of World War II. It was named the day that Berlin fell to the Allies, and won... [Author: Jane Berger]
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Daily Deals: Aero Precision AR15 Quantum M-LOK Handguards 25% OFF & FREE Shipping

Aero Precision AR15 Quantum Handguards 25 OFF Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Aero Precision is having a 25% OFF sale on all Aero AR15 Quantum M-LOK Handguard models and FREE shipping. Just add to cart and the discount is applied. For example the Aero AR15 Quantum M-LOK 12″ Handguards APRA400114AS in Magpul FDE Cerakote with Handguard Barrel Nut normally $125.00 is just $93.74 with free shipping, you save $31.00+.What you don't want M-LOK, well they have similar sales on other handguards, check i...
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PW4 w/jailbreak: restart takes 3 minutes

Since upgrading to (and maybe a fake registration) it takes my kindle up to 3 minutes to restart. Even holding the power button for >40 seconds does not speed up the restart or breaks the time-out period. Device Kindle PW4: G000 T6 (european, 32GB, WIFI-only, w/ special offers) Initial fimrware was then it was successfully jb'ed. Recent firmware hotfix: JailBreak-1.15.N-FW-5.x-hotfix KUAL version: KUAL-v2.7.14-g174c43f-20181209 Python: kindle-python-0.15.N-r155...
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Kobo Aura One Screen

hi. I gave my KA1 for guarantee because of sudden battery problem. They decided to replace it with new one. But I realized that there is a slight white on the screen -as I put a link you to see-, while it is on power off mode. https://imgur.com/HEt4sX7 When I open it to read a book, there is no problem -like on the pic- https://imgur.com/9SCLblx do you think should I give it again or what is the problem? or shall I just ignore it?
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Christmas morning fun that doesn’t cost a thing: Try this free printable Christmas Secret Decoder Wheel

Wish you could slow the kids down just a little bit on Christmas morning? Then check out BugabooCity’s free printable Christmas Secret Decoder Wheel that will pause the tearing of wrapping paper long enough for your kids to play detective and find a “missing” gift. And give you a few minutes to sip your coffee […]
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Find the missing gift with this free Christmas Secret Decoder Wheel

Wish you could slow the kids down just a little bit on Christmas morning? Then check out BugabooCity’s free printable Christmas Secret Decoder Wheel that will pause the tearing of wrapping paper long enough for your kids to play detective and find a “missing” gift. And give you a few minutes to sip your coffee […]
Tags: Crafts, Kids, Shopping, Christmas, Printables, Holiday Crafts, Free Downloads, Holiday Printables

Why Every Person Should Learn to Sew

In this modern age, not many people in the Western world need to make their own clothes, drapes, or bedding. Not everyone is cut out to be an expert tailor or crafts-person. Nevertheless, every person should learn to sew on at least a basic level. Sewing saves money and enhances independent living. Knowing how to […] The post Why Every Person Should Learn to Sew appeared first on .
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‘Kingdom of the Blind’ is the local fiction best-seller

“Becoming” is the local nonfiction best-seller.
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