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Old 05-19-2017, 01:55 PM   #16
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David, have all the affiliates removed the bad update?
Again, all updates come from the kobo servers they are not hosted or sent by any of the affiliates so there was nothing for any affiliates to remove.
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:12 PM   #17
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Okay, then there should not be any sources of the bad update lingering around for unsuspecting updaters!?!
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:14 PM   #18
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Okay, then there should not be any sources of the bad update lingering around for unsuspecting updaters!?!
Not if you use the link I posted and side load.
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Old 05-19-2017, 06:14 PM   #19
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Old 05-20-2017, 12:22 AM   #20
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Okay, then there should not be any sources of the bad update lingering around for unsuspecting updaters!?!
When I look at my firmware downloads, the file is served by an Akamai edge server. This reduces the load on Kobo's servers and you get the data from a source that is geographically closer to you. The problem is that like any caching proxy, it is possible for the data served by Akamai to be out of date. I suspect that Kobo would have sent Akamai a purge request for the bad firmware update file as soon as they knew about the problem but that would still take some time to be processed.
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What ... are the advertising infos at the bottom of the start screen good for???

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Old 05-22-2017, 08:07 AM   #22
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What ... are the advertising infos at the bottom of the start screen good for???
Well the left one is exactly the same as the one on the previous home screen. And the right one changes and shows different things as you use the device.

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Those infos are as unnecessary as snow during summer ...
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Does this firmware also work on the other Mark 6 devices?
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Does this firmware also work on the other Mark 6 devices?
Maybe you should read the first post.
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Maybe you should read the first post.
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