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Old 10-28-2011, 08:57 PM   #1
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Embedding user name/password for crontab

I am trying to implement calibre on a linode vps server. I have gotten it to work in general for other periodicals by running a script containing something like the following.

ebook-convert /opt/calibre/resources/recipes/nytimes.recipe nytimes.mobi
calibre-smtp --attachment nytimes.mobi --relay smtp.gmail.com --port 587 --username gmailusername --password "gmailpassword" --encryption-method TLS gmailusername@gmail.com kindleusername@free.kindle.com ""
rm nytimes.mobi

Is there any way I can specify the ny times user name and password in the command line, the shell, or in the recipe. This is a headless server which will run these using crontab? And similarly for wsj and economist?

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Old 10-28-2011, 10:39 PM   #2
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--username xxx --password yyy

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Old 12-04-2011, 04:01 PM   #3
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Thanks for calibre. It is a very useful tool.

Could you provide an option to include the username and password in the recipe for feeds that require them.

I want to be able to do something simple like this bulk conversion:

for i in *.recipe ; do ebook-convert "$i" $(basename $i recipe)epub; done

but recipes which require passwords will obviously fail as things stand.
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Old 12-04-2011, 09:31 PM   #4
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Old 12-05-2011, 03:33 AM   #5
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Perhaps I didn't make things clear enough.

% ls -CF *recipe
instapaper_calibre.recipe
spiegel_int.recipe
theonion.recipe

% for i in *.recipe ; do ebook-convert $i $(basename $i recipe)epub; done
1% Converting input to HTML...
InputFormatPlugin: Recipe Input running
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "site.py", line 58, in main
File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/cli.py", line 287, in main
File "site-packages/calibre/ebooks/conversion/plumber.py", line 959, in run
File "site-packages/calibre/customize/conversion.py", line 204, in __call__
File "site-packages/calibre/web/feeds/input.py", line 104, in convert
File "site-packages/calibre/web/feeds/news.py", line 718, in __init__
ValueError: The "Instapaper" recipe needs a username and password.

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But I had included these lines in the instapaper.recipe

username = "user@bla.bla"
password = "password"

I know that I can do this instead, but it is not what I want:
ebook-convert instapaper.recipe instapaper.epub --username="user@bla.bla" --password="password"

I'd like the conversion to loop through several recipes some of which may require usernames and passwords, hence my request to have the option of storing those in the recipe. I wouldn't want to pass those values explicitly via the script for maintenance reasons.

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Old 12-05-2011, 05:21 AM   #6
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So setup a dictionary mapping recipe names to usernames and apsswords in your script and loop over it. Or modify the get_browser functions in the recpes you care about.
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