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Arch Linux not recognizing Kobo e-reader

I'm trying to get my Arch Linux installation to recognize a Kobo Aura H2O e-reader. I've connected it via USB, which starts charging the reader. Usually within a second or two, the reader itself asks ...
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Can I restrict Calibre to import books without name modification

Currently if I Add Book to calibre library it adds book by its "book" name not file name. For example I have downloaded bunch of books which are prefixed by year like "1953 - Some Book", when I add ...
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How can I create a PDF file that my Nook Simple Touch won't reformat?

I've written a document in Open Office Writer and I'm trying to read it on my Nook Simple Touch. I'm exporting the .ODT file to a PDF file, and it works perfectly. The pages are all behaving as ...
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Are there any mac epub readers that support vertical scrolling?

I find it much easier scrolling down on to the next page, rather than going left to right. Does anyone know if there are any epub readers that suppor this?
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File security of books/papers on a eReader [closed]

In context with IT security it is suggested to encrypt data on portable devices like USB-sticks, so if they get lost the confidential data does remain secret. But what if they confidential material is ...
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How to Synchronize Dropbox PDFs to Kindle DX? [closed]

Background I'm strongly considering the purchase of a Kindle DX for PDF reading to save my eyes from LCD strain. I currently sync a folder of PDFs on Dropbox to my iPad via an app called GoodReader. ...
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Asus eee Note EA800 on Mac and other issues

I just got the Asus eee Note EA800 and I'm quite happy with it. I still have a couple of issues that might be of interest to most users: Is it possible to visualise PDF files in landscape mode? As ...
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Restoring a SD card after using it to root a device

I recently purchased the Nook Touch reading device. I rooted it using the instructions on nookdevs.com Rooting included using win32diskimager to somehow transfer an .img file onto the card. Rooting ...
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Problem with several USB devices on Windows XP. How to diagnose USB device?

Recently I've bought a Sony Reader PRS-600 and an HP iPaq which charge via USB. At times, I can't make it start recharging when it's connected to the computer. The indicator on my Reader lights up ...
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Best software solution to keep Kindle and (large) Instapaper queue in sync

I picked up a Kindle mostly to help aleviate my huge backlog of unread Instapaper articles - well over 600 (!). What I'm hoping to figure out is the best practice to sync new unread articles to my ...
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easiest way to (download and) convert HTML-structures into EPUB?

How would one (download and) convert HTML-structures into EPUB (or any other format suitable for the Sony PRS-505 reader)? My question is not how to convert a single HTML file into an EPUB file, as ...
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Which e-reader for O'Reilly books?

Most of my programming books are from O'Reilly. Several of them need to be updated, and I'm thinking of going for an e-reader this time. O'Reilly sell their e-books as a multi-format bundle (PDF, EPUB ...
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Making PDFs readable on my eReader

I have a bunch of PDF documents/books that I would like to read on my eReader. The one I have supports the PDFs and even allows showing tophalf/bottomhalf when used in landscape orientation. The ...