|06-11-2007, 03:23 PM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2007
Device: Sony Reader
Connect running under Ubuntu Wine
Does anyone know if Connect will work in this set-up?
What about BookDesigner?
|06-11-2007, 03:27 PM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2006
Device: PRS-500/505/700, Kindle, Cybook Gen3, Words Gear
My guess is that it should. Why don't you try and tell us the results?
|06-11-2007, 05:07 PM||#3|
creator of calibre
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mumbai, India
I did spend about half an hour on this when I first got my reader and i couldn't get it to run, so I wrote libprs500 ;-)
|06-15-2007, 03:04 PM||#4|
Grumpy Old Man
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: L.A., Euro ex-pat
Device: Kobo, Nook Classic,Color,ST/Glow, iRex DR1000, Sony 505, REB1100&1200
I tried it too. After quite some trouble getting the installer to work for starters, I finally tried the app and it just didn't come up, no matter how I went about it.
Already it's a very poorly written Windows application, but the nail in the coffin is their non-standard USB communication with the reader, followed by and probably closely tied to their attempt at DRM.
So I just use libprs500, warts and all. For commercial material I have occasional access to a Windows box with Connect installed.
|06-17-2007, 08:50 AM||#5|
Join Date: May 2006
Device: LE1700 tablet,sony PRS-500,iRex DR1000S
Connect and USB communication with the reader works nicely under vmware.
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