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Old 06-30-2017, 02:12 PM   #1
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calibre-server 3.2.1: cannot read anything in browser

I recently upgraded straight from 3.0, which was working fine (after figuring out the changes from 2.x to 3.0), to 3.2.1

I run calibre-server on a headless ubuntu server.

With 3.0, the in-browser reading was working fine.

With 3.2.1, when I click the "Read" buttons for any book, be it epub, azw3, pdf, etc, I get sent to the full-screen reading, but nothing loads. It's completely blank, with the yellowish background.

I have --log on for calibre-server, but I don't see any errors in the logs, just

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calibre server listening on 0.0.0.0:23945
OPDS feeds advertised via BonJour at: 172.22.1.11 port: 23945
calibre server listening on 0.0.0.0:23945
OPDS feeds advertised via BonJour at: 172.22.1.11 port: 23945

over and over. I'm not sure how to get more troubleshooting info. What should I do?
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Old 06-30-2017, 02:39 PM   #2
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There weren't any changes to the reader in 3.2. Check in the browser console to see if there are any error messages printed.
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OK, I have more information now.

First, it works in Firefox, both Windows and Linux, but I notice that if I'm reading an eBook, I don't have an obvious way to get back to the books list. If I push the browser back-button, it takes me to a blank page, and I have to click Back again. Then if I click the "Read" button again, it takes me to a blank full screen. I have to Reload the whole browser tab to get the book to reload and display.

...but I realize the above is an unrelated bug, but I thought it worth mentioning. It's reproducable for me on Firefox, both Windows & Linux. I feel that once a book has loaded, there should be a way to go back to the book listing, and forward to read again, without blank pages or having to reload the browser.

Second, it still doesn't work in Chrome. Error I see in Console is:

"Blocked script execution in 'about:srcdoc' because the document's frame is sandboxed and the 'allow-scripts' permission is not set."

EDIT: to add, I get this error both in Windows and Linux (Ubuntu Gnome 17.04) on Chrome.

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Works fine for me in chrome you probably have some extension that is modifying chrome. And you can go back to the home page by simply displaying the reader controls.
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Turns out it wasn't an extension issue. It wasn't even working in incognito mode. And after I disabled my extensions, I was getting the content server message "You must allow calibre to use IndexedDB storage in your browser" ...

Anyway, I checked my process list and had a couple of stalled chrome processes, so I decided to reboot.

I'm a little embarrassed - the old "reboot" solution. And without doing anything, it magically started working on Windows again too, so ...

All good now.

I also figured out that, although I don't see it mentioned in the manual, right-clicking in the browser window brings up the reader controls, so, thanks.
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