[scribus] a new ebook
rcook at pcug.org.au
Sat Jun 9 09:03:32 UTC 2012
> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Frank Cox wrote:
>> I use fbreader to read ebooks, including epub format. It's
>> available with
>> simple "yum install fbreader" on Centos and probably on other Linux
>> distributions as well.
>> Otherwise, their website is here: http://www.fbreader.org/
> What I find most interesting in this discussion is that so far no
> single person _knowingly_ tried reading the ePub file on any ebook
> device. Which kind of defeats the point of creating ePub, no?
> Well, I tried it on a Nook Simple Touch.
Unfortunately I have come to the conclusion that the epub format is
not mature. Different readers have their own interpretation of the
As Greg said, Calibre will convert to MOBI and I expect that it works
perfectly well in the Kindle
I have a very cheap ebook reader for which I paid peanuts, and got
peanuts. However it renders the first 24 pages of the epub perfectly.
Will try it in a Kobo when I get access to it.
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