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13.0 > Office > calibre (0.5.14)

Calibre is meant to be a complete e-library solution. It includes library
management, format conversion, news feeds to ebook conversion as well as
e-book reader sync features.

Calibre is primarily an ebook cataloging program. It manages your ebook
collection for you. It is designed around the concept of the logical book,
i.e. a single entry in the database that may correspond to ebooks in several
formats. It also supports conversion from a dozen different ebook formats to
LRF and EPUB. A graphical interface to the conversion software can be
accessed easily by just clicking the "Convert E-books" button.

Requires: pysetuptools, lxml, python-dateutil, BeautifulSoup,
ClientForm, mechanize, dnspython, podofo.

Optional: unrar and openjpeg.

Note: This package conflicts with pyPdf, cssutils and CherryPy, as it provides
these packages (available at This also provides
odfpy and django-tagging (not available at

Maintained by: Larry Hajali
Keywords: ebook,reader,news
ChangeLog: calibre


Source Downloads:
calibre-0.5.14.tar.gz (e4c97257c0824342ecd607866c08ddaa)

Download SlackBuild:
calibre.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 13.0

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