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Old 05-30-2012, 08:13 AM   #1
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Accessing same Library from 2 PC's

Hello,

I recently moved my primary library from my Win 7 pc to my Linux pc. If the linux copy of calibre is shut down is there any harm in launching the library from my pc if need be? I understand personalization settings wouldn't be the same but would there be any other potential issues?

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Old 05-30-2012, 09:40 AM   #2
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As long as you are careful to only access the library from one instance of calibre at a time you should be ok. It is a good idea to keep both instances of claibre at the same version, though.
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I thnk there has been some earlier discussion regarding how the file system should be "shared" between Windows and linux; I seem to recall some discussions over how the file-locking options should be set..
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Be aware that Linux filenaming is case sensitive and Windows can't detect the differences if you create or rename books and/or Authors in Linux:

You can end up with 2 Author folders (in the Library structure you should not be looking at ) if created in Linux.

John Smith and John smith (not a pretty Library Maintenance check )
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