|01-14-2011, 09:12 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Fayetteville, NC USA
Migrating Calibre from one computer to another
I have installed Calibre on two computers, and want to migrate to one of them.
What is the best way to migrate a calibre installation? I assume it has built a catalog, plugin info, etc. how can I install this on another machine. Can I install the same version, and then copy some files from current machine to other? while calibre is not running?
Laptop 1: 0.7.38 (heavy use, plugins)
Laptop 2: 0.7.26 (not used much)
I see 0.7.40 is also available tonight.
|01-14-2011, 10:00 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2010
Device: Kindle 3
Simply copy your library folder from the first machine to the second, install calibre on the second, and point it at the new folder.
|01-14-2011, 10:14 PM||#3|
Well trained by Cats
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: (The original) Silicon Valley, USA
Device: Astak Pocket Pro, K4NT,Galaxy Tab 2
After selecting the Library (little arrow next to the books icon), you have an option to merge or you can select some books and Right-Click and Merge just those.
|01-15-2011, 01:53 AM||#4|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Device: Kindle: 3 WiFi & Paperwhite, iPad: Air & Mini, Kobo Glo, iPod Touch 5
I have Calibre on two laptops like you and I use Goodsync to keep both of them up-to-date. But, as the others say, you can also do this manually with copy/paste from an USB drive.
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