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Old 11-17-2017, 02:16 PM   #46
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I don't know how to install this firmware release on my H20 (first generation). Would anybody care to tell me how to do it, or point me to which part of the forum I can find instructions?

I have looked in the following parts of the forum:
- The Ultimate Kobo Tips & Tricks Thread
- List of Tweaks / Hacks / Mods
- Instructions for patching firmware 4.6.10075

Thanks in advance for the help.
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Old 11-17-2017, 02:27 PM   #47
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Your H2O (1st gen) is a Mark 5 device. You can manually download fw 4.6.10075 using the the download link in post #1 of this thread.

Instructions for how to manually install (i.e. sideload install) this firmware can be done by following directions in the second-half of this thread. The part labelled 'Installation Instructions for Direct Zip Files'.

P.S. You do not need to bother doing step 4 (uninstall patches) as a new firmware will automatically remove any previous patches.

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Old 11-17-2017, 02:36 PM   #48
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Thanks, jackie_w, I'm all updated now.
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Old 11-17-2017, 04:17 PM   #49
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How many books do you have on the Aura?

Do you use the main memory or an SD Card?


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I have less than 500 books and only use the main memory, so sorry, there's no comparison to how you use the device.

Have you experimented with putting just a few books in main memory?
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Old 11-17-2017, 10:26 PM   #50
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Series sort works with search results

This might have been done in an earlier version and I have just noticed: the series sort now works with search results, so I can e.g. search for an author and have the results sorted by series. That brings back most of the functionality that was lost when the series sorting was removed after version 2.3.2, nice to finally have that working again.
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Old 11-18-2017, 03:48 AM   #51
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This might have been done in an earlier version and I have just noticed: the series sort now works with search results, so I can e.g. search for an author and have the results sorted by series.
Before, I'm not sure what version, but it has long been so.
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Old 11-18-2017, 11:57 AM   #52
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Have you experimented with putting just a few books in main memory?
Not really. I allways carry my whole library on my reader, so main memory is not an option.

Thanks for your kind reply!

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Old 11-21-2017, 01:27 PM   #53
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wpa_supplicant updated to version 2.7

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One thing is that wpa_passphrase, wpa_supplicant, and wpa_cli are of noticeable greater size than in 4.6.9995.
It looks like the addition of almost 8 years of updates! See the Change Log for wpa_supplicant for the list of changes through version 2.6, the most recent stable release.

Software version: 4.6.9995 (5c036c4fb5, 10/11/17)
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# wpa_supplicant -v
wpa_supplicant v0.7.1
Copyright (c) 2003-2010, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors
Software version: 4.6.10075 (2240799f12, 10/25/17)
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# wpa_supplicant -v
wpa_supplicant v2.7-devel-hostap_2_6-1294-g37b21a1df+
Copyright (c) 2003-2017, Jouni Malinen <j@w1.fi> and contributors
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Old 11-21-2017, 01:37 PM   #54
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Something funny I found looking in KoboReader.sqlite file, is that the Id of the Recommendations tile is "SomeFakeRecommendedTabId".

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Nice to see Kobo finally address the KRACK vulnerability in wpa_supplicant.
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Old Yesterday, 09:33 AM   #56
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No version for KA1?
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No version for KA1?
In the first post of this thread is a link to the Mark 6 version. That's the one for the KA1. You'll have to side load though.
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Just installed it on my KA1 and it seems to be working fine.

Koreader froze shortly after opening a book, necessitating powering it off and on again, but now seems to be working fine.

Haven't noticed so much of a difference when reading in Japanese in Nickel yet. Perhaps it's a bit more responsive. Hard to say.
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