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Old 03-03-2009, 07:54 PM   #1
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Calibre & web access

Why does calibre need to access the web to convert an ebook? I blocked calibre in my firewall, and now it won't convert.
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Old 03-03-2009, 08:04 PM   #2
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Yep. I broke it. Calibre won't even shut down after I attempt a conversion, and this is on XP with .4.142.
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it doesn't it needs access to your computer (it uses TCP/IP to control the worker processes)
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Old 03-03-2009, 08:07 PM   #4
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it doesn't it needs access to your computer (it uses TCP/IP to control the worker processes)
The letting my firewall block it shouldn't be a problem, should it?
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Old 03-03-2009, 08:14 PM   #5
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You should add an exception for localhost (127.0.0.1).
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