|06-02-2014, 06:06 PM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2013
Device: Kindle Paperwhite
Fix for Google Drive paths and Calibre
Google Drive keeps breaking Calibre's paths due to its parentheses fussiness.
I've written a Python script here
which fixes the paths that Google Drive breaks. It should work as long as you have Python 2.5+.
I've only tested this on Ubuntu 14.04 with Python 2.7. If this works/doesn't work for you in other OSes please leave feedback or fixes.
See the README on github for info and instructions.
I am aware of this thread, however that is a .NET solution and I don't have .NET/Windows. I'm using a similar script as part of my initial machine setup script for automation.
Last edited by mendhak; 06-02-2014 at 06:10 PM.
|11-17-2014, 08:37 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jun 2012
Just I have tested compatibility of Google Drive and Calibre - found it works (now). Maybe I do not quite understand the whole issue or Google has changed something.
I uploaded individual files (single books) or entire folders (e.g. total author collections) to Drive, then deleted these on my laptop (not just from caliber away) and downloaded them from Drive back. The files/folders come .zip compressed and you have to unpack them.
This all works very quickly an easily, after adding to caliber you may read, edit book and metadata etc. as usual.
Please check by yourself and possibly edit the Warning sticky post.
Last edited by chaot; 11-17-2014 at 08:55 AM.
|11-17-2014, 09:01 AM||#4|
US Navy, Retired
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: North Carolina
Device: Nexus 7
|11-17-2014, 12:29 PM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Device: Sony PRS-950, iphone/ipad (Marvin/iBooks/QuickReader)
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