Register Guidelines E-Books Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Go Back   MobileRead Forums > E-Book Software > Calibre

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-01-2010, 01:58 PM   #1
jcornet
Junior Member
jcornet began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 8
Karma: 10
Join Date: May 2010
Device: Kobo e-reader
Calibre support for the Kobo e-reader

Hello,

the Kobo e-reader http://www.koboereader.com/ came out in Canada today, it is not -yet- supported by Calibre.

Here is the information you asked for:
• What e-book formats does your device support?
EPUB, PDF
• Is there a special directory on the device in which all e-book files should be placed?
No
• We also need information about your device that calibre will collect automatically. First, if your device supports SD cards, insert them. Then connect your device. In calibre go to Preferences->Advanced and click the “Debug device detection” button. This will create some debug output. Copy it to a file and repeat the process, this time with your device disconnected.

I've diffed the 2 files to extract the device info:
40,46c40
< u''],
< ['0x2237L',
< '0x4161L',
< '0x110L',
< u'Kobo Inc.',
< u'KOBOeReader',
< u'KBN41603W01694']]
---
> u'']]
95,108c89
< [(u'/dev/disk1',
< 8759L,
< 16737L,
< 272L,
< u'Kobo Inc.',
< u'KOBOeReader',
< u'KBN41603W01694'),
< (u'/dev/disk3',
< 8759L,
< 16737L,
< 272L,
< u'Kobo Inc.',
< u'KOBOeReader',
< u'KBN41603W01694')]
---
> []
152a134
> | | +-o RootDomainUserClient <class RootDomainUserClient>
324,327c306
< | | | | +-o AppleUSBHub <class AppleUSBHub>
< | | | | +-o IOUSBInterface@0 <class IOUSBInterface>
< | | | +-o KOBOeReader@26200000 <class IOUSBDevice>
< | | | +-o IOUSBCompositeDriver <class IOUSBCompositeDriver>
---
> | | | +-o AppleUSBHub <class AppleUSBHub>
329,381d307
< | | | +-o IOUSBMassStorageClass <class IOUSBMassStorageClass>
< | | | +-o IOSCSILogicalUnitNub@0 <class IOSCSILogicalUnitNub>
< | | | | +-o IOSCSIPeripheralDeviceType00 <class IOSCSIPeripheralDeviceType00>
< | | | | +-o IOBlockStorageServices <class IOBlockStorageServices>
< | | | | +-o IOBlockStorageDriver <class IOBlockStorageDriver>
< | | | | +-o Kobo Inc .KOBOeReader Media <class IOMedia>
< | | | | | {
< | | | | | "Removable" = Yes
< | | | | | "Content" = ""
< | | | | | "Whole" = Yes
< | | | | | "Leaf" = Yes
< | | | | | "BSD Name" = "disk1"
< | | | | | "Ejectable" = Yes
< | | | | | "Preferred Block Size" = 512
< | | | | | "IOMediaIcon" = {"IOBundleResourceFile"="Removable.icns","CFBundle Identifier"="com.apple.iokit.IOStorageFamily"}
< | | | | | "BSD Minor" = 3
< | | | | | "IOGeneralInterest" = "IOCommand is not serializable"
< | | | | | "Writable" = Yes
< | | | | | "BSD Major" = 14
< | | | | | "Size" = 876609536
< | | | | | "IOBusyInterest" = "IOCommand is not serializable"
< | | | | | "Open" = Yes
< | | | | | "Content Hint" = ""
< | | | | | "BSD Unit" = 1
< | | | | | }
< | | | | |
< | | | | +-o IOMediaBSDClient <class IOMediaBSDClient>
< | | | +-o IOSCSILogicalUnitNub@1 <class IOSCSILogicalUnitNub>
< | | | +-o IOSCSIPeripheralDeviceType00 <class IOSCSIPeripheralDeviceType00>
< | | | +-o IOBlockStorageServices <class IOBlockStorageServices>
< | | | +-o IOBlockStorageDriver <class IOBlockStorageDriver>
< | | | +-o Kobo Inc .KOBOeReader Media <class IOMedia>
< | | | | {
< | | | | "Removable" = Yes
< | | | | "Content" = ""
< | | | | "Whole" = Yes
< | | | | "Leaf" = Yes
< | | | | "BSD Name" = "disk3"
< | | | | "Ejectable" = Yes
< | | | | "Preferred Block Size" = 512
< | | | | "IOMediaIcon" = {"IOBundleResourceFile"="Removable.icns","CFBundle Identifier"="com.apple.iokit.IOStorageFamily"}
< | | | | "BSD Minor" = 7
< | | | | "IOGeneralInterest" = "IOCommand is not serializable"
< | | | | "Writable" = Yes
< | | | | "BSD Major" = 14
< | | | | "Size" = 2014709248
< | | | | "IOBusyInterest" = "IOCommand is not serializable"
< | | | | "Open" = Yes
< | | | | "Content Hint" = ""
< | | | | "BSD Unit" = 3
< | | | | }
< | | | |
< | | | +-o IOMediaBSDClient <class IOMediaBSDClient>






Let me know if you need any other information to support this device.
jcornet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 03:13 PM   #2
somecanuck
Enthusiast
somecanuck is on a distinguished road
 
Posts: 35
Karma: 64
Join Date: Apr 2010
Device: none
Please note that including font sizes in the CSS file disables Kobo's font scaling.
somecanuck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 07:28 PM   #3
PeterT
Taking a break; Fed up
PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.PeterT ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
PeterT's Avatar
 
Posts: 7,033
Karma: 45179649
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Toronto
Device: Wife: Touch, Arc, Vox Me: Nexus 7, Glo
On Vista I got the following:

PHP Code:
***** with_kobo
 u
'usb\\vid_0a5c&pid_2101&rev_0100',
 
u'usb\\vid_1a40&pid_0101&rev_0100',
 
u'usb\\vid_2237&pid_4161&rev_0110']
Drives detected:
{
'F:\\'u'\\\\?\\STORAGE#VOLUME#1&19F7E59C&0&_??_USBSTOR#DISK&VEN_KOBO_INC&PROD_.KOBOEREADER&REV__062#KBN41603W04682&0#{53F5630
7-B6BF-11D0-94F2-00A0C91EFB8B}#{53F5630D-B6BF-11D0-94F2-00A0C91EFB8B}'
,
 
'G:\\'u'\\\\?\\STORAGE#VOLUME#1&19F7E59C&0&_??_USBSTOR#DISK&VEN_KOBO_INC&PROD_.KOBOEREADER&REV__062#KBN41603W04682&1#{53F5630
7-B6BF-11D0-94F2-00A0C91EFB8B}#{53F5630D-B6BF-11D0-94F2-00A0C91EFB8B}'
}
Looking for ALEX
***** WITHOUT_KOBO
 u
'usb\\vid_0a5c&pid_2101&rev_0100',
 
u'usb\\vid_1a40&pid_0101&rev_0100']
Drives detected:
{}
Looking for ALEX
***** 
PeterT is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 07:45 PM   #4
darkadept
Member
darkadept began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 18
Karma: 10
Join Date: May 2010
Device: Kobo eReader
On Ubuntu 10.04 I get the following:

With Kobo connected:
Code:
Version: 0.6.51
USB devices on system:
[['0x1d6b',
  '0x2',
  '0x206',
  'Linux 2.6.32-21-generic ehci_hcd',
  'EHCI Host Controller',
  '0000:00:1d.0'],
 ['0x46d', '0xc50e', '0x2510', 'Logitech', 'USB RECEIVER', ''],
 ['0xc45',
  '0x6406',
  '0x9507',
  'CN0FX739724879AD079N',
  'Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_2M',
  ''],
 ['0x2237', '0x4161', '0x110', 'Kobo Inc.', 'KOBOeReader', 'KBN41603W07611'],
 ['0x1d6b',
  '0x2',
  '0x206',
  'Linux 2.6.32-21-generic ehci_hcd',
  'EHCI Host Controller',
  '0000:00:1a.0'],
 ['0x8087', '0x20', '0x0', '', '', '']]
Looking for ALEX
Looking for ANDROID
Looking for BLACKBERRY
Looking for BOOQ
Looking for BOOX
Looking for COOL_ER
Looking for CYBOOK
Looking for DBOOK
Looking for EB511
Looking for EB600
Looking for ECLICTO
Looking for EDGE
Looking for ELONEX
Looking for ESLICK
Looking for GER2
Looking for HANLINV3
Looking for HANLINV5
Looking for ILIAD
Looking for INVESBOOK
Looking for IREXDR1000
Looking for IREXDR800
Looking for IRIVER_STORY
Looking for ITALICA
Looking for JETBOOK
Looking for KINDLE
Looking for KINDLE2
Looking for KINDLE_DX
Looking for N516
Looking for N770
Looking for N810
Looking for NOOK
Looking for NUUT2
Looking for PALMPRE
Looking for POCKETBOOK360
Looking for PRS500
Looking for PRS505
Looking for PRS700
Looking for README
Looking for S60
Looking for SHINEBOOK
Looking for SNE
Looking for TECLAST_K3
Devices possibly connected: None
With the Kobo disconnected:
Code:
Version: 0.6.51
USB devices on system:
[['0x1d6b',
  '0x2',
  '0x206',
  'Linux 2.6.32-21-generic ehci_hcd',
  'EHCI Host Controller',
  '0000:00:1a.0'],
 ['0x1d6b',
  '0x2',
  '0x206',
  'Linux 2.6.32-21-generic ehci_hcd',
  'EHCI Host Controller',
  '0000:00:1d.0'],
 ['0x46d', '0xc50e', '0x2510', 'Logitech', 'USB RECEIVER', ''],
 ['0x8087', '0x20', '0x0', '', '', ''],
 ['0xc45',
  '0x6406',
  '0x9507',
  'CN0FX739724879AD079N',
  'Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_2M',
  '']]
Looking for ALEX
Looking for ANDROID
Looking for BLACKBERRY
Looking for BOOQ
Looking for BOOX
Looking for COOL_ER
Looking for CYBOOK
Looking for DBOOK
Looking for EB511
Looking for EB600
Looking for ECLICTO
Looking for EDGE
Looking for ELONEX
Looking for ESLICK
Looking for GER2
Looking for HANLINV3
Looking for HANLINV5
Looking for ILIAD
Looking for INVESBOOK
Looking for IREXDR1000
Looking for IREXDR800
Looking for IRIVER_STORY
Looking for ITALICA
Looking for JETBOOK
Looking for KINDLE
Looking for KINDLE2
Looking for KINDLE_DX
Looking for N516
Looking for N770
Looking for N810
Looking for NOOK
Looking for NUUT2
Looking for PALMPRE
Looking for POCKETBOOK360
Looking for PRS500
Looking for PRS505
Looking for PRS700
Looking for README
Looking for S60
Looking for SHINEBOOK
Looking for SNE
Looking for TECLAST_K3
Devices possibly connected: None
I'd love to get support for this device. I know my way around Qt, C++, and XML. If I can do anything to help let me know.

Thanks
darkadept is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 08:08 PM   #5
kovidgoyal
creator of calibre
kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
kovidgoyal's Avatar
 
Posts: 26,154
Karma: 5381911
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mumbai, India
Device: Various
I've already written an experimental driver. Will be in next release.
kovidgoyal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 08:20 PM   #6
jcornet
Junior Member
jcornet began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 8
Karma: 10
Join Date: May 2010
Device: Kobo e-reader
wow, that was fast

Looking forward to testing the new version !
Thanks again...
jcornet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2010, 11:03 PM   #7
SensualPoet
Wizard
SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.SensualPoet ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
SensualPoet's Avatar
 
Posts: 2,295
Karma: 2607151
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Toronto
Device: Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura HD, Kindle Wifi, Nexus 7 (2013), Samsung Tab 10.1
Thanks, Kovid. A reminder Calibre is user-supported. When the Kobo driver is released, I hope some of us Koboers (Koboites?) -- I will! -- will toss a few dollars over the transom as a thank you for all the incredible development work that has been done to date.
SensualPoet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2010, 04:24 PM   #8
Duiker
Addict
Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.Duiker can even cheer up an android equipped with a defective Genuine Personality Prototype.
 
Duiker's Avatar
 
Posts: 258
Karma: 30680
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Toronto, Canada
Device: Kindle Paperwhite
Quote:
Originally Posted by kovidgoyal View Post
I've already written an experimental driver. Will be in next release.
Do you have any thoughts as to why the same newspaper downloaded from Calibre display differently on the Kobo vs. the Kindle? I assume this is a Kobo issue and not a Calibre one?
Duiker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2010, 06:59 PM   #9
kovidgoyal
creator of calibre
kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
kovidgoyal's Avatar
 
Posts: 26,154
Karma: 5381911
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mumbai, India
Device: Various
Because the Kindle has special features for browsing periodicals. No EPUB based device except the SONY Daily Edition has such features.
kovidgoyal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2010, 09:39 AM   #10
Gadget Guy
Enthusiast
Gadget Guy began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 29
Karma: 10
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: toronto.on.ca
Device: Kobo eReader
CSS Question

Quote:
Originally Posted by somecanuck View Post
Please note that including font sizes in the CSS file disables Kobo's font scaling.
Pardon my dumb question, but...

When the Kobo support is added to Calibre, will that mean users will not have to manually go into the epub file and delete the stylesheet.css file when loading books via Calibre?

TIA,

GG
Gadget Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2010, 10:27 AM   #11
kovidgoyal
creator of calibre
kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
kovidgoyal's Avatar
 
Posts: 26,154
Karma: 5381911
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mumbai, India
Device: Various
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gadget Guy View Post
Pardon my dumb question, but...

When the Kobo support is added to Calibre, will that mean users will not have to manually go into the epub file and delete the stylesheet.css file when loading books via Calibre?

TIA,

GG
No, that's a bug in Kobo, which will have to be fixed by the Kobo team.
kovidgoyal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2010, 03:38 PM   #12
m0_joe
Member
m0_joe began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 17
Karma: 14
Join Date: May 2010
Device: kobo
ok

New to the forum. And like many Canadians I got myself a Kobo. So does this mean the driver for Calibre and Kobo is now active? I just downloaded Calibre. Do I have to find the new driver someplace?
m0_joe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2010, 04:09 PM   #13
kovidgoyal
creator of calibre
kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.kovidgoyal ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
kovidgoyal's Avatar
 
Posts: 26,154
Karma: 5381911
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Mumbai, India
Device: Various
the driver will be active in 0.6.52
kovidgoyal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2010, 08:25 PM   #14
Gadget Guy
Enthusiast
Gadget Guy began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 29
Karma: 10
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: toronto.on.ca
Device: Kobo eReader
Thanks for the information

Quote:
Originally Posted by kovidgoyal View Post
No, that's a bug in Kobo, which will have to be fixed by the Kobo team.
Appreciate the information and the effort you put into Calibre - it is a great piece of software

GG
Gadget Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2010, 05:05 PM   #15
m0_joe
Member
m0_joe began at the beginning.
 
Posts: 17
Karma: 14
Join Date: May 2010
Device: kobo
Thanks Kovid! We all really appreciate it.
m0_joe is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Calibre Kobo Driver allows deleting of Kobo Free books timlegge Kobo Reader 46 08-27-2011 10:16 PM
Over trying to manage Kobo reader with Kobo desktop. Some help with Calibre? digital_steve Calibre 14 09-18-2010 01:12 AM
Over trying to manage Kobo reader with Kobo desktop. Some help with Calibre? digital_steve Kobo Reader 11 08-02-2010 10:31 PM
Kobo support? Stinger Kobo Reader 41 06-16-2010 12:15 PM
Kobo reader cannot parse html file names with space/apostrophes. Can calibre fix this Bismar Calibre 1 05-20-2010 01:12 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:50 PM.


MobileRead.com is a privately owned, operated and funded community.