|11-10-2010, 10:04 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Transfer Calibre converted file to Amazon via email
Can someone please help me...and be very specific in your instructions as I am new to this whole process with e-readers / converting files!
When I try to send my book in Calibre to my kindle account, I get an error message (see below at the end of this question). The process I am using to send it is as follows:
1. Highlight book
2. Click on Connect/share icon
3. Select start content server
4. then select email to email@example.com (I've also tried firstname.lastname@example.org and my personal email accounts)
Then I receive this error message:
ERROR: Failed to email books: Failed to email the following books:
(10060, 'A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond')
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "site-packages\calibre\gui2\device.py", line 646, in _send_mails
File "site-packages\calibre\utils\smtp.py", line 96, in sendmail
File "smtplib.py", line 295, in connect
File "smtplib.py", line 273, in _get_socket
File "socket.py", line 514, in create_connection
error: [Errno 10060] A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond
|11-10-2010, 10:19 PM||#2|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Device: WinMo: IPAQ; Android: HTC HD2, Archos 7o; Java:Gravity T
I can't help much with step 4, but you do need to configure correctly for sending by email first. A mail server and username/password are needed.
|11-10-2010, 10:19 PM||#3|
Enjoying the show....
Join Date: Jun 2008
Device: A K1, Kindle Paperwhite, an Ipod, IPad2, Iphone, an Ipad Mini & macAir
did you use the gmail account option as suggested?
|11-11-2010, 09:17 AM||#4|
Join Date: Aug 2010
I regularly send html files to free.kindle.com; they have to be double-zipped. Dunno how this applies to a *.prc file, which I assume is what you're sending. Indeed, a *.prc file is what I get back from Amazon from my double-zipped html file!
You might ask this question on the Amazon DTP forums:
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