June 22, 2012

Calibre 0.8.57 Packaged for openSUSE

I'm pleased to announce the new available EBook-Manager calibre package 0.8.57 for Balsam Professional / openSUSE.

Whats happend since the last Minorupdate?

New Features

  • PDF Output: Full pagination support. No more cutoff bottom line.
  • calibredb add now prints out the ids of added books
  • Kobo Vox driver: Add support for new Google Play firmware
  • Driver for Prestigio PMP5097PRO
  • Add option to disable tooltips in the book list under Preferences->Look & Feel
  • When customizing builtin recipes download the latest version of the recipe to customize instead of using the possibly out of date bundled version

Bug Fixes

  • PDF Output: Use the cover from the input document when no cover is specified during a conversion
  • E-book Viewer: Printing now has proper pagination with top and bottom margins no lines partially cut-off at the bottom and full style retention
  • KF8 Input: Handle files with incorrectly encoded guide type entries.
  • E-book viewer: Disable hyphenation on windows xp as Qt WebKit barfs on soft hyphens on windows XP
  • Handle OS X systems with invalid palette colors.
  • Tag Browser: Fix regression that broke partitioning of hierarchical categories.
  • LRF Output: Handle negative page margins
  • Template language: Fix arithmetic functions to tolerate the value 'None' as returned by raw_field()
  • Fix custom title sort set in the edit metadata dialog getting reset by the conversion dialog

Where to get Calibre?

You just can add the Documentation:Tools Repository and install it via YaST or zypper. You also can use one of the following 1-Click Installer:

This one for the openSUSE 12.1 Documentation:Tools (12.1 Standard)


This one for the openSUSE 12.1 Documentation:Tools (12.1 KDE 4.8)


You wish to donate anything to the Packager?

Sounds good. Just read Donate a Coffee

You want to try out calibre with faenza Toolbaricons?

Have a look there (German Article). If you don't know german, just add the Documentation:Tools Repository and install "calibre-faenza-icons".

Read more at Sascha Manns' Blog
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