App Icons for Boox Devices

Hello all, I've owned several e-readers over the past 10 years or so, but just got my hands on a Boox Note Pro, and I'm pretty happy with it so far. I'm a little OCD (figuratively), and couldn't stand that the icons downloaded via the Google Play Store didn't have nice, high-contrast icons like the apps that come pre-loaded on the device. I looked around a little bit and couldn't find what I was looking for, so I ended up making some of my own. It's fairly simple to create them, and all you hav...
Tags: Firefox, Google Play Store, Books, Onyx Boox, Boox Devices

Regular Books No Longer Listed after Import

I was trying to add a reference list of book titles (600) to my already robust library of 5000+ ebooks using CSV import. The new titles were just a reference list of books NOT in Calibre-accessible ebook format. But I wanted the titles included so I could sort by author, series, etc. and see what I owned. However, now my library only showss the 600 new titles. For the old books - those truly imported completely into Calibre, the folder structure still exists where all the files are stored. ...
Tags: Books, Library Management

Napkin Ring With Shrinking Plastic

I share you today a quick tutorial to make napkin rings for your guests. I used Christmas patterns but you can choose any patterns you want ! [Author: Manayin]
Tags: Crafts, Manayin

The Artificial Silk Girl ~ Irmgard Keun

At last someone (Penguin) is bringing The Artificial Silk Girl (Das kunstseiden Mädchen) by Irmgard Keun back into print, and I for one couldn't be more delighted. I'm sure I have suggested it hither and yon, especially to publishers of 'forgotten women's fiction', all to no avail down the years. I first read the book in 2006 having acquired this exquisite hardback edition and wrote this about it... .'...but here at last is Irmgard Keun's The Artificial Silk Girl, she who lived for some time...
Tags: Books, Germany, Nazis, Berlin, Frankfurt, Penguin, Hitler, Doris, Joseph Roth, Dovegreyreader, 2019, Michael Hofmann, Irmgard Keun, Kathie von Ankum, Keun, Charlotte Tralow

project gutenberg us formating style/method

Whenever I look at the html of an epub I've downloaded from the US Project Gutenberg I'm always rolling my eyes. Epubs from other free book sites aren't anywhere nearly as contorted and antediluvian. Even recent books are full of weird stuff (to me). Anyhow, I was wondering if anyone knows why they do what they do.
Tags: Books, US, General Discussions

KOReader flickering issue on the Onyx Boox Nova

I am using KOReader on the Onyx Boox Nova. KOReader's Android application installs without issues. However, after installation, there is a lot of flickering when selecting menus and highlighting texts. Does anyone know the reason behind this issue and how it can be resolved? Thanks :thanks:
Tags: Books, Koreader

Creating a Post SHTF movie library

I'd like some input on creating a post SHTF movie library. I have hundreds of digital books and music stored in a faraday along with inverters and solar panels. I thought it might be nice to store digital movies as well. Anybody doing this and whats the least expensive route to create this media library. Pretty much any scenario I run through my brain says we will be without power unless it is a slow economic collapse like Venezuela. So should maybe be a laptop that can be charged with solar...
Tags: Books, Disney, Venezuela, Weapon, Movies & Stories

Start location

Quote: Originally Posted by jhowell (Post 3826136) Version 2019.1 of the Amazon Kindle Publishing Guidelines is now available. Listed changes are: ... Updated 5.3, Guide Items, to clarify that the start reading location is defined by Amazon. .. Over the years, there have been many threads started by readers, authors, and book makers about the start reading location, and many of these have expressed a strong des...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Kindle Formats, Amazon Kindle Publishing Guidelines, Guns Germs

Calibre won't install in Ubuntu Server 18.04

Hello good people I recently got a server, for learning how to run a home server among other things. One of the things is that I'd like to run is a calibre server which serves my books to my reading devices. However, I'm finding myself unable to install Calibre in my vanilla Ubuntu Server 18.04 install. This is the output of the installer script: Code: 2019-04-07 21:44:48 URL:https://download.calibre-ebook.com/linux-installer.sh [31070/31070] -> "-" [1] Using python executable: /usr/bi...
Tags: Books, Server

IWI’s CARMEL Assault Rifle/Carbine Shown at LAAD 2019 Exhibition

Rumors that Israel Weapon Industries have discretely been developing a new 5.56x45mm assault rifle/carbine have circulated for a couple of years now, culminating with a brief (since taken out) TFB post on leaked material in July 2018. For the last nine months or so, nothing else emerged anywhere on the “mystery” IWI rifle, until the […] Read More … The post IWI’s CARMEL Assault Rifle/Carbine Shown at LAAD 2019 Exhibition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Breaking News, Daily News, Carmel, Iwi, Rifle, Rifles, Israel Weapon Industries

POTD: British and French paratroopers in Exercise Falcon Amarante

Today’s Photo Of The Day shows two Paratroopers, from France and Britain, during Exercise Falcon Amarante. You can see a Colt C8 Carbine in the picture, with Trijicon ACOG and a red dot on top, Magpul magazines. I am not sure about the black rifle, turned away, but it could be an FN SCAR, as used […] Read More … The post POTD: British and French paratroopers in Exercise Falcon Amarante appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, France, Britain, Acog, Paratroopers, Photo of the Day, FN SCAR, Colt C8 Carbine, LL19A2, Falcon Amarante

Constitutional Carry In Texas Dies On The Grounds of Alleged Intimidation

By John Crump Constitutional Carry In Texas Dies On The Grounds of Alleged Intimidation U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)-Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen declared Constitutional Carry legislation dead after he claimed that members of the gun activist group “Texas Gun Rights” showed up at his house when only his wife and children were home. Chris McNutt, executive director of Texas Gun Rights vehemently denied Bonnen’s charges claiming that the group was just putting flyers on doors that were encour...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, Guns, Colorado, John, Nra, Northern Virginia, Texas Department of Public Safety, McNutt, Lone Star, Texas House, John Crump, Gun Rights News, Constitutional Carry, AmmoLand News, National Association for Gun Rights

Democrats Expand the Number & Types of Prohibited Possessors, to Limit 2nd Amendment

Opinion Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- -The Democrats in the House of Representatives expanded the number of classes of people prohibited from exercising Constitutionally protected Second Amendment rights. Those prohibitions have been added to H.R. 1585, [this bill has now passed the House and goes on to the Senate] hijacking a re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act. The Act had not previously been used to restrict gun ownership. Speaker Nancy Pelosi added the ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Senate, Court, Department Of Defense, House, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Nancy Pelosi, Kennedy, Second Amendment, Trump, Nra, State

American Express

Art by A.F. Branco American Express USA –-(Ammoland.com)- American Express. Illegal immigrants, understanding the loopholes in our laws, are now using children as a way to get into the United States. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq.org Second Amendment Found...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, United States, American Express, Fox News, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, Citizens Committee, Branco, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson

Masters of the Universe Vintage Japanese Box Series

Currently available to pre-order, Super7 has announced the Masters of the Universe Vintage Japanese Box Series . With two figures available - He-Man and Skeletor - these 5.5-inch figures are packaged as if they came out in 1980's Japan. The box is based on original Japanese prototype packaging that was never used. And both figures include accessories. The pre-sale window for these figures will be open until Tuesday, April 30th 2019 and will ship this Summer 2019. Each figure is available ...
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Fight Gun Control With Our Own Emotional Stories

Opinion Fight Gun Control With Our Own Emotional Stories United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- When we discussed the “civil society” gambit to ban modern multi-purpose semi-automatic firearms, we noted that it was being used to set up a one-two combination to get people to not look at the facts surrounding these firearms. The first part of that combination was massive amounts of emotional manipulation. For instance, Kamala Harris used the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting as pa...
Tags: Guns, Reagan, Cnn, United States, New Jersey, Fox News, Smith, Sandy Hook, Justice Department, Kamala Harris, David Smith, HARRIS, Murphy, Harold, Phillips, Chris Murphy

Top 7 Reasons the New Lenovo Tab V7’s Tablet-and-Smartphone-in-One is the Way to Go

Press release around Mobile World Congress time: https://news.lenovo.com/pressroom/pr...smartphone.htm This seem to went remarkably unnoticed.
Tags: Books, News

Touch HD 3 lock vs power off

Hi, was wondering if the battery drain is significant enough when only locked compared to powering off completely
Tags: Books, PocketBook

Tenacious Toys Exclusive KMND-Z Water Tower Bird GID Edition

Tenacious Toys is releasing another shop exclusive vinyl. The Tenacious Toys Exclusive KMND-Z Water Tower Bird GID Edition will be released on Monday April 8th 2019 at Noon ET. The exclusive  glow in the dark variant of the Water Tower Bird vinyl figure is designed by Johnny "KMND-Z" Rodriguez. Produced by 3DRetro, the 8-inch tall House of Blues Water Tower Bird vinyl art toy features a detailed sculpt and deco that follows the aesthetic of KMND-Z’s original paintings. This color variant fea...
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, 3DRetro, Johnny KMND Z Rodriguez, House of Blues Water Tower Bird

When converting epub to mobi, line spacing condenses

Hi, everyone. When I convert from epub to mobi, line spacing decreases so much. The last time I converted was about a couple of years ago and it worked fine at that time. I'm using the latest version of calibre. Tried increasing minimum line height and line height, didn't work at all. Tried on other epub files, same result. If I convert epub to azw3, it works fine. I've attached screenshots of calibre viewer showing the original epub file and the converted mobi file respectively. You can clea...
Tags: Books, Calibre

Calibre error communicating with Pocketbook Touch HD3 (632)

Calibre recognizes "Pocketbook Touch HD3" (632) as "Inkpad 3" (740). I'm running calibre version 3.40.1 Upon right clicking on any book listing it reports an error: Code: Traceback (most recent call last):   File "calibre_plugins.annotations.action", line 104, in about_to_show_menu   File "calibre_plugins.annotations.action", line 1129, in rebuild_menus AttributeError: 'POCKETBOOK740' object has no attribute 'gui_name' After I close the error the menu shows up normally and I'm able to ...
Tags: Books, Devices, InkPad

5 Rare and Unusual Firearms Seen in May 2019 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction Catalog

Last Sunday, we talked about the five rare guns seen in the upcoming Morphy firearms auction. Today we’ll present you a similar article but this time we are taking a look at the most interesting, rare and unusual firearms that this author found in the #76 May 2019 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction catalog. RIAC […] Read More … The post 5 Rare and Unusual Firearms Seen in May 2019 Rock Island Premiere Firearms Auction Catalog appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Revolver, Wheeler, Umbrella, Editorial, Ar-15, Pistols, Himmler, Xm16e1, Semi-Auto, Walther PP, Morphy, Millikin Dragoon, Sedgley Fist Gun

Troubleshooting Turn off Kindle

Is there a way to properly turn off a Kindle? This does not mean put it to sleep and let the battery drain. Other Readers such as Sony and Kobo can be turned off.
Tags: Books, Amazon Kindle, Sony

Kindle PW3 - New - $70 at Woot

If someone else has mentioned this, I'm sorry for the repeat. https://computers.woot.com/offers/ki...f=w_cnt_wp_0_1 Half tempted to get one of these myself.
Tags: Books

Managing tags

Is there a way to export the manage tags to a csv file after "managing" them? A csv file that could indicate the tag, then the changes, and whether or not it has been deleted? This would be very helpful in importing to Calibre Spy or other libraries.
Tags: Books, Library Management

Other Fiction Ettlinger, Karl: Benno Stehkragen|V1|7.4.2019|German

Eine Erzählung von einem Buchhalter ... Attached Files Ettlinger-Stehkragen.epub (229.0 KB)
Tags: Books, ePub Books, Ettlinger Karl, Benno Stehkragen, Eine Erzählung

Humor Ettlinger, Karl: Mister Galgenstrick|v1|7.4.2019|German

Ein Band mit 3 Erzählungen: - Mister Galgenstrick - Der Sanitätsdackel - Die Versöhnung Attached Files Ettlinger-Galgenstrick.epub (217.4 KB)
Tags: Books, ePub Books, Ettlinger Karl, Ein Band

How to add books by programming?

Hello everyone, I have a txt file, which contains many items: book1 author1 link1 book2 author2 link2 ... and I want to import these books into a lib, i want to write some code to do this job, and my favorite tool is C#, python is OK too. how to do that? thanks guys
Tags: Books, Library Management

“Fatty” Fiberglass Prop Replica (Caveman 1981)

Tomenosuke has teamed up High Bros. Production to release this prop replica model of the dinosaur - named Fatty - from the 1981 film Caveman (starring Ringo Starr - and where he met his wife Barbara Bach). Similar to the Blade Runner blaster, Shinji and Tomenosuke had trouble trying to track down the license holder. So, due to ambiguous ownership rights, they had to produce Fatty without any reference to the film Caveman. Nonetheless, they have released a limited edition of 12 pieces of th...
Tags: Toys, Ringo Starr, Shinji, Tomenosuke, High Bros Production, Barbara Bach Similar, Japan Shop

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