|08-17-2012, 10:22 AM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2012
Device: kindle touch
Copy calibre and files before hard disc change
My hard drive is about to fail on my lap top. I have over 5000 books of which I have changed authors names the right way around, changed tags,pasted missing summaries from the net and if the book is in a series have painstakingly numbered them in the correct series. ( About 500 titles )
I have all the books backed up. How do I back up calibre and all series info to then put onto a new hard drive.
|08-17-2012, 10:25 AM||#2|
Taking a break; Fed up
Join Date: Nov 2007
Device: Wife: Touch, Arc, Vox Me: Nexus 7, Glo
|08-25-2012, 01:53 PM||#4|
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Seattle Wahington U.S.
You can also copy your library to Dropbox. Makes it easy when you get a new computer.
|08-25-2012, 06:21 PM||#5|
You kids get off my lawn!
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Device: Dell Axim, PRS350/650, Nook Glow, PB Touch Lux 623
|08-25-2012, 08:42 PM||#6|
Join Date: Jul 2011
Device: Kobo Touch, Kobo Glo
|08-26-2012, 09:07 PM||#7|
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: NSW Australia
If you're using Vista or Windows 7 you could create a Symbolic Link to DropBox folder higher up the tree and then point Calibre at the Symbolic Link
If your using XP-SP2/3 you could create a Junction to the DropBox folder higher up the tree and then point Calibre at the Junction
Junctions on pre Service Pack 2 XP are tricky regarding deletions.
IMO on Vista, W7 and W8 Junctions are best avoided. They're a poor mans symlink, and will probably be deprecated to device mounts points only, maybe in W9 if they haven't done it in W8.
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