Originally Posted by code933k
They will never keep up updating the desktop application for GNU/Linux. Stop complaining! It has been frozen for an eternity and I even offered to help with packaging and so on -for free.
This is a waste of our time.
After a little bit of dependency hell, it runs beautifully on Arch.
Kobo Desktop AUR Page
While it may not run at all by next week, it's the best and only corporate ebook portal I know of that even exists for Linux, however "unofficial" and "unsupported" it may be.