|07-26-2012, 09:11 AM||#1|
Join Date: Jul 2012
Linux friendly reader with annotations?
Hello, I'm looking for an e-ink reader which:
-is compatible with a Linux PC
-supports pdf well
-lets me annotate/highlight pdf (possibly freehand)
-lets me transfer annotations to/from a Linux PC
The latter is indicated as an experimental feature of Calibre, but it's not
clear to which models it applies, nor if it actually works..
I plan to buy something old, second hand, and won't need much space.
Wifi would be a plus but not critical.
The decisive feature for me is to be able to transfer annotations/highlights,
e.g. take notes on the device, read/edit them on the PC, sync them back
to the device.
I would like to be able to do freehand annotations as well, but I can adapt to typing in notes if that's the only way to sync them.
All the rest is optional.
Thanks a lot
|07-26-2012, 09:17 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle PW2, iPad Retina Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro
There is no 6" device which "supports PDF well". If PDF is a priority, you need to be looking at tablets like the iPad or a 10" Android equivalent. Please look at previous threads in this forum for endless discussions on this subject.
|07-26-2012, 10:35 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jul 2012
My real priority is annotation syncing, and 10" is way too big..
thanks for your reply
|annotations, calibre, linux, sync|
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