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Old 06-15-2009, 06:41 PM   #1
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Does Calibre Support Kindle DX?

Does Calibre Support Kindle DX?

I have the K DX mounted (Mac OS 10.5.7), but it does not show up in Calibre 0.5.14 :-(
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Old 06-15-2009, 07:00 PM   #2
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0.6 Beta has support, but you cant not send PDF directly to it.
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Sure you can, it's just not the default. Click the down-arrow next to the Send to Device button and you'll see options to send a specific format to the device.
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Old 06-15-2009, 07:13 PM   #4
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Thanks! I'll grab 0.6....

How buggy is the mobi/prc conversion, though, compared to 0.5x?
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Old 06-15-2009, 07:27 PM   #5
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Depends on what you're converting from? I've got several LIT errors reported so far, and mostly they are errors that previous Calibre versions didn't have, so it's hit and miss right now.
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The HTML to MOBI conversion is pretty buggy. THe older versions are far more reliable.
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Old 06-15-2009, 08:47 PM   #7
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I also found several problems with subscriptions - that is, none of mine worked. I downgraded back to the current version. I don't pay for the New York Review of Books not to read it!
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You can't downgrade from 0.6 either, so I'd recommend waiting on the beta...
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I downgraded.. so far so good.
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I read that you could not downgrade or run both versions at the same time because of compatibility issues. So far I have not found this to be true. I am running both beta .06 and the latest non-beta without a problem.
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Old 06-15-2009, 11:19 PM   #11
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I think it will work temporarily, but once you update your book database in 0.6, you will no longer be able to add books in 0.5. Conversion of books in 0.5 might still work, though.
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Old 06-15-2009, 11:42 PM   #12
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Just tried it. The man speaks the truth.

Dammit.

Oh well. Looks like I'm running Calibre on another system so I can get my subscriptions. argh.
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What file needs to be restored so that I can go back to using the old program?
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The metadata.db file is slightly different in format between the 0.6 beta releaase and the 0.5.x series.
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So if I restore the METADATA.DB from before I installed .06 I should be ok????
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