Originally Posted by Coleccionista
I don't know if it was because of the old version or something else but as you pointed I unistalled the calibre package, performed the manual install for calibre 0.7.47 and right after installation.
If the source you were running was current and the package was too old, then Calibre won't run from source. Every now and then Calibre introduces dependencies that only get installed with the full package.
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