Tag Browser sub-catagorization scheme

I thought it was an option to sort by populatity. I can't find the option anywhere. Also, not that I expect anything to change, but I wanted to know if it's just me or does the little circle that moves indicating that a book is opening, the "wait" circle, is it just me, or does it kind of start off by looking like a bug on the screen? LOL!
Tags: Books, Calibre

finding an astrisk in the tag browser

I have some tags from multiple columns that have astrisks in them (obfuscation of naughty words), and I was trying to find them using the search feature in the tag browser. Not the general search, but the little space at the bottom where there is room to type in a search term and then the browser collapses and just shows ONLY what you were searching for. I can't get it to search an astrisk. I know they are there, but I can't find them using that feature. I can find them in general search, bu...
Tags: Books, Calibre

Corn Chowder

Super easy to make. You can keep it Chunky or blend. [Author: Super Madcow]
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Gratuitous Gun Pr0n #195...

Here's a larger photo of the 509 LS Edge with my Trijicon RM08G mounted: FN has a video up with, in amongst the expected advertising fluff & superlatives, a good look at the basic features of the pistol. [Author: Tam]
Tags: Guns, Tam, FN, Boomsticks, Vidjo, Gratuitous Gun Pr0n

Because Racegun

My initial look at the FN 509 LS Edge is up at RECOILweb: "Developed with input from demanding shooters like Dave Sevigny and Tim Kennedy, the FN 509 LS Edge has a host of details to help it deliver the results. For instance, the suppressor-height irons, solid black in the rear and fiber optic with a bright green light pipe up front, line up for a lower-third co-witness on most miniature red-dot sights. The magazine release, while still ambidextrous, has the right-hand button heavily beveled...
Tags: Guns, Writing, Tam, Tim Kennedy, Boomsticks, Gun School, Dave Sevigny, Gun Games, Racegun

TFB Review: FN 509 LS Edge Pistol

The 509 series of FN America handguns has become rather popular especially the tactical versions. Fans of the FNX-45 tactical have been clamoring for a 9mm version of their flagship handgun and the 509 Tactical delivered. Last November FN hosted a media event to unveil their new 509 pistol – the 509 LS Edge. FN […] Read More … The post TFB Review: FN 509 LS Edge Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Reviews, Guns, Competition, FN, Pistols, FN America, Semi-Auto, Long Slide, 509 LS Edge

[TFB GUNFEST] MOE K2-XL Grip from Magpul Industries

For those with larger hands, Magpul Industries has doled out a brand new offering in the way of their MOE K2-XL grips which feature the same pattern as the standard K2 grip for the AR-15 rifle but upscaled by 25% in size to accommodate those with larger hands. [TFB GUN FEST] MOE K2-XL Grip from […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] MOE K2-XL Grip from Magpul Industries appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, Grips, Ar-15, AR-15 Grip, Magpul Industries, Gun Fest 2021, K2-XL, MOE K2-XL

Behind the Silicon Wall, Big Tech Targets Parler, AR15.com, Trump, & VCDL’s Lobby Day

ARFCOM Censored 01-11-2121 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In what can only be assumed to be a concerted effort by the technocracy, a new round of conservative purges hit social media platforms. Twitter banned the President of The United States shortly before also banning General Mike Flynn. This move came after protestors entered the Capitol Building on January 6th. President Trump called for calm and asked protestors to go home, yet that wasn’t enough for the social media giants not to take advant...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Guns, Censorship, Godaddy, United States, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Darren Wilson, John, Mike Brown, Air Force, Biden, Seattle

Michael Connelly’s ‘Lincoln Lawyer’ books to become a Netflix TV series

Author Michael Connelly, producer David E. Kelley and Netflix announced on Jan. 11 that they are teaming up to adapt Connelly’s “The Lincoln Lawyer” series for a TV series. The news comes as “Bosch,” the Amazon series that adapted Connelly’s Harry Bosch books, is set to end later this year after a seventh and final season. In a post to the Netflix blog, Connelly noted one of his few bright spots in an otherwise dreary 2020 came in November with the publication of “The Law of Innocence,” the sixt...
Tags: Books, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Prada, Lincoln, Orange County, Msnbc, Joe Scarborough, Connelly, Haller, Manuel, Michael Connelly, Mickey Haller

BREAKING: CZ In Negotiations For Colt Acquisition

Colt, one of the oldest and most venerable names in US firearms manufacturing may be on the verge of being acquired by one of Europe’s leading brands. Česká Zbrojovka better known as CZ are well regarded for for their classic CZ 75 pistols, their bolt actions and most recently their new assault rifle BREN series as […] Read More … The post BREAKING: CZ In Negotiations For Colt Acquisition appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Europe, Guns, US, Companies, Breaking News, Colt, CZ, Česká Zbrojovka, Firearms Manufacturers, Gun Brands

The Rimfire Report: The Best Rimfire Firearms of 2020

Hello and welcome back to another edition of The Rimfire Report! In this weekly series we discuss, explore, and review various firearms, ammunition, and trends within the rimfire firearm world. This week we’re going to take a gaze into the past and look up 5 of the best rimfire firearms of 2020. These will be the top […] Read More … The post The Rimfire Report: The Best Rimfire Firearms of 2020 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns

[TFB GUNFEST] Magpul MBUS 3 Next-Gen Backup Iron Sights

Magpul Industries came out swinging at TFB’s Gun Fest 2021 with some awesome new products and one of the first ones introduced to us during the new product showcase were the MBUS 3 next-gen polymer backup iron sights. The new sights are sleeker, lighter, and come in at an aggressively competitive price. [TFB GUN FEST] […] Read More … The post [TFB GUNFEST] Magpul MBUS 3 Next-Gen Backup Iron Sights appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Daily News, TFB, Magpul, Other Gear & Gadgets, Magpul Industries, Gun Fest 2021, MBUS 3, TFB Gun Fest, MBUS

POTD: Tor-M2 Air Defense Missile Systems and Kalashnikovs

Another look at a snow-covered Russia in our Photo Of The Day. We look at anti-aircraft gunners of the Kantemirovskaya tank division of the Western Military District. They’re taking part in field exercises at the Golovenki training ground near Moscow, where they practiced what actions to take in the event of an air attack. During […] Read More … The post POTD: Tor-M2 Air Defense Missile Systems and Kalashnikovs appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Russia, Defense, Moscow, Air Defense, Photo of the Day, Tor-M2, Kantemirovskaya, Golovenki

Editor starts, but doesn't show the book

I see blank boxes where I used to see a list of the files in the book that I could open for editing. This is true opening directly with ebook-edit or from within calibre. I am running 5.9 on linux. I've tried running old versions but it doesn't fix the problem. Output from calibre-debug -t Turning on automatic hidpi scaling devicePixelRatio: 1.0 logicalDpi: 96.0 x 96.0 physicalDpi: 112.28608414239481 x 112.75838150289016 Using calibre Qt style: True Failed to initialize plugin: '/home/a...
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Remove all embedded fonts from books in Calibre 5.9

Hello all, i have a lot of book in my Calibre library, most of them have embedded fonts and i hate it, i want to use my own fonts. So i Edit every book before i read it to remove all embedded fonts from the CSS file so i can enjoy my set fonts in the Reader. is there a way to completely remove all embedded fonts from all the books at the same time using a script or a command ? thanks a lot. Fred
Tags: Books, Css, Calibre

SAF on Offense, Launching TV Ad, Ramping Up Media Marketing

The Second Amendment Foundation is going on offense with a hard-hitting television ad appearing on several different networks. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- With Capitol Hill now under Democrat control and Joe Biden preparing to fulfill a lifelong dream of being president Jan. 20, rough times may be ahead for the firearms community, so the Second Amendment Foundation is taking an aggressive posture “to protect the Second Amendment” from Biden and Kamala Harris. The two-pronged effort began with th...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Washington, Senate, US, America, Joe Biden, Capitol Hill, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Nra, Olympia, HARRIS, Capitol, Legislature

This Kitchen Garden System Adds Microgreens (and Alexa) To Your Lockdown Diet

When it comes to indoor gardening you basically have to go big or go home. Anyone who has started seedlings in the kitchen and hoped to get some basil or thyme out of the process knows that it’s easy to get a sprout but hard to get a plant. Chicago-based Rise Gardens hopes to change that.Read more...
Tags: Gardening, Science, Chicago, Alexa, Rise Gardens, CES 2021

December 2020 New Record for Background Checks, Gun Sales for Year

Florida Carry sues FDLE for more Violations of Gun Background Check Laws U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- 2020 is over. The year set records for every month and for total National Instant background Check System (NICS) background checks done in a year. 2020 almost certainly set a record for the number of new firearms owners.  New firearms owners are estimated at over 8 million, based on the NSSF figures of about 40% of firearms purchasers in 2020 have been new firearms owners. Precise records of new ...
Tags: Florida, Guns, America, Department Of Defense, United States, 2020, Arizona, Biden, Newton, Trump, ATF, FDLE, NICS, Zimring, NSSF, Gun Rights News

How will Calibre handle Calibre 5 only plugins?

What happens if a plugin that was written before Calibre 5 ends up no longer working on Calibre 4.23 because of no longer being Python 2 compatible? How will Calibre handle it? As I see it now, Calibre 4.23 or earlier will pull up a notification that there is a new version, the new version will be installed and screw with the existing version. Will Calibre be modified such that it will handle this issue and not show plugins that only work on Calibre 5 to Calibre 423 or earlier versions?
Tags: Books, Plugins

Hi from an alien of the Kobo world!

Hi, I'm the owner of multiple Kobos since 2015. I like to hack them to their core, as I recently got X working on them (https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=336210 and https://www.mobileread.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=336433) and I made a few other tweaks/mods for those devices. But sometimes I found myself reading this Kindle Developers' forum and to be honest; sometimes I don't understand half of the thread titles. There with Kobos, it's very easy to just get into the device; type "...
Tags: Books, Kindle Developer's Corner, Kobos

Not able to store reading positions

When I connect my Clara HD to my mac it queues books, but the second step fails out with an error. Any suggestions welcome. Thanks! calibre, version 4.23.0 ERROR: Unhandled exception: TypeError:'NoneType' object has no attribute '__getitem__' calibre 4.23 embedded-python: True is64bit: True Darwin-20.2.0-x86_64-i386-64bit Darwin ('64bit', '') ('Darwin', '20.2.0', 'Darwin Kernel Version 20.2.0: Wed Dec 2 20:39:59 PST 2020; root:xnu-7195.60.75~1/RELEASE_X86_64') Python 2.7.16 OSX: ('10.16...
Tags: Books, Plugin, Kobo Reader, Darwin, Barnes Noble, Goodreads, Kobo Utilities, NoneType, Darwin Kernel Version, EpubSplit, Count Pages, KoboTouchExtended, Darwin 64bit Darwin, KoboTouchBeta, Extract ISBN

Fierce Firearms CT RIVAL Bolt Action Rifle

Fierce Firearms has released a new flagship version of their Rival bolt action rifle called CT Rival. The new rifle features a carbon fiber stock and titanium action which reduce the overall weight making it “the lightest hard-working rifle in the Fierce lineup” as described by Fierce Firearms. Depending on the caliber, CT Rival weighs 5.8 […] Read More … The post Fierce Firearms CT RIVAL Bolt Action Rifle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Titanium, Carbon Fiber, Daily News, Rifles, Fierce Firearms, Bolt Action, CT RIVAL, Fierce Firearms CT RIVAL Bolt Action Rifle

Ammo Deals: Magpul PMAG D-60 AR/M4 Drum Mag, 5.56×45 NATO, 60 Rounds $96.99 FREE S&H

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! U.S. & Texas LawShield is America’s original legal defense for self-defense program. Magpul PMAG D-60 AR M4 Drum Mag, 5.56×45 NATO, 60 Rounds Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Sportsman's Guide has an even better deal on the Magpul PMAG D-60 AR/M4 Drum Magazine in 5.56×45 NATO that holds 60 Rounds that with a coupon code “GUNSNGEAR” you can pick it up for a member price of $96.99 with FREE shipping. This is the lowest price we have see...
Tags: Guns, America, Nato, Iar, Ammunition News, USA Ammoland, Gun Magazines, Magpul Original Equipment, Daily Gun Deals, Daily Deals Magazines, AmmoLand INC, Sportsman's Guide, U S Texas LawShield

Fanfiction.net blocking downloads

I have discovered that Fanfiction.net is now blocking 3rd party downloads. This includes the Calibre plugin as well as their own Fanction.net iOS app. I have been in touch with their tech support on this issue and this was confirmed by them. They are also now requiring captcha to try & limit even browsing/reading on their own site & in their own app. I wanted to bring this up & make people aware. I just installed the latest calibre plugin to test it & getting the following error Status Ti...
Tags: Books, Plugins, FanFiction

How to increase contrast?

How to increase contrast? Hi there, I recently purchased a Kobo Forma and I’m comparing it to a Kindle Oasis 3 and I find of the Kindle has better contrast. By contrast I mean the grey colour of the e-ink compared to the grey background of the unit when unlit. I find that the more front lighting I use, the more the contrast seems to be reduced. I have tried increasing the weight of text and I find it’s helpful, but the Kindle Oasis 3 still seems to have better contrast with the same weightin...
Tags: Books, Kobo Reader, Sony, Kindle Oasis, Kobo Forma

PageEdit 1.40

Hello, I'm having a problem getting the PageEdit cursor to appear. After repeated re-initializations, I can get a usable cursor. Has anybody else had this problem or is there a work-around? Thanks...
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Its 2021, A New Congress Brings New Bills and Incoming Fire for Gun Owners

Opinion Its 2021, A New Congress Brings New Bills and Incoming Fire for Gun Owners New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- There is no rest for the freedom-loving American when swamp creatures have a continual assault on our fundamental rights.  A new Congress is in session and with that comes more and more bills.  With those bills, you guessed it, more anti-civil rights bills aimed at setting the stage for disarming Americans as well as making firearm procurements as onerous as possible. From the Lon...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Congress, US, New Jersey, Illinois, Al Green, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Hail Mary, Nra, Schneider, Bobby Rush, ATF, Richard Hudson, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, Jeff Duncan

Federal American Eagle 9mm Luger 147grain Full Metal Jacket Ammunition $50rnds $39.99

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! U.S. & Texas LawShield is America’s original legal defense for self-defense program. Federal American Eagle 9mm Luger 147grain Full Metal Jacket Ammunition Deal USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Optics Planet has in stock and shipping 50 round boxes Federal Premium American Eagle 9mm Luger 147 grain Full Metal Jacket Ammunition for $39.39 with FREE shipping. Federal Premium 9mm Luger 147 grain Full Metal Jacket Ammunition Safe range time st...
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sigil does'nt load txt-files

- I use Windows 10 and Sigil 1.4.3 (preferences set to: epub version 2) - When i open sigil Book Browser shows toc.ncx - Now, using File/Open, I open a txt-file. The text shows up in Code View- and in the Preview-window. However the toc.ncx disapears from the list in Book Browser! - Now using File/Save, I can save a epub-file on disk, but this saved file cannot be opened. When i try to open the saved epub a warning-window opens; the text in the details-subwindow: Error info: Cannot load fil...
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Other Fiction Müller, Otto: Marlo oder Die Mediatisierten [German] V.1 11.01.2021

Otto Müller (* 1. Juni 1816 in Schotten; † 6. August 1894 in Stuttgart) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller … Otto Müllers überwiegend erzählerisches Werk umfasst etwa 35 Titel, „biographische, historische und kulturhistorische Romane und Novellen, die seinerzeit wegen ihrer unterhaltsamen, gemütvollen bis rührenden Schilderungen menschlicher Schicksale vor einem etwas altertümlichen Zeitkolorit gern gelesen wurden, sowie einige Erzählungen, in denen er vom Leben im Vogelberg, in seiner oberhessisc...
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