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Old 05-24-2012, 02:25 PM   #1
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Kobo takes forever to talk to Calibre

I have a regular Kobo reader, and I find that when I hook it up to my computer and run Calibre it takes over ten minutes to complete "Get list of books on device". I do have a lot of books on it, but it still shouldn't be taking like ten minutes.

Any tips?
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Old 05-24-2012, 08:51 PM   #2
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lot of books = ?

2,000; 5,000; 10,000 How many books do you have on your Kobo?
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Old 05-25-2012, 04:07 PM   #3
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I had that happen with a particular version but once I updated the issue went away. What version of Calibre are you running?
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Old 05-25-2012, 07:23 PM   #4
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Running welcome wizard setting Kobo as my reader in Calibre solves this problem for me.
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Old 05-27-2012, 02:25 AM   #5
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If you have a lot of books and little free space, the indexing on your storage may be having trouble reading them.

Are the books saved to the Kobo or the SD card? Kobo: I'd copy them all off, factory reset, and copy them back. SD card: I'd connect the card to the computer and defrag, or copy books off, reformat, and restore.

Just a suggestion ...

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Old 05-27-2012, 09:45 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Robotech_Master View Post
I have a regular Kobo reader, and I find that when I hook it up to my computer and run Calibre it takes over ten minutes to complete "Get list of books on device". I do have a lot of books on it, but it still shouldn't be taking like ten minutes.

Any tips?
I would recommend not using calibre to manage your books on the touch. It tends to corrupt the kobo touch on a regular basis. Instead manage your books with calibre but save them to a directory on your computer that is easy for you to get to then exit calibre once all your tweaks and such are done and your books are saved. Then connect your touch and push the books to your touch main memory or sd card. I use the sd card incase you have to do a system restore, all your books are safe on the card but in the main memory you will loose them.

just my opinion

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Old 05-27-2012, 10:41 PM   #7
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I hate to say I have NEVER had a corruption using Calibre and the Touch! Also I do not use an SD card....
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I have never had a Db corruption from using Calibre with the Touch either.

I have though had one with a "bad" book (in my case a public domain work) that created a severe double tap/screen responsiveness problem until it was removed. Once it was removed, there was a minor (but still annoying) residual problem with some books so I reset my device. I should have, btw, known that the book was going to be a problem because the file size was ridiculously large. Something was going on there.

All my sideloaded books are on the SD card.

EDIT:

People use their readers in all sorts of ways. I usually add one book at a time, as I generally buy one book at a time. When a problem exists, it is therefore pretty easy to know if it is likely to be a particular book that started it. People who load large numbers of books onto their devices simultaneously have a harder time figuring that part out.

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