How to install calibre ebook on CentOS


calibre is a powerful and easy to use e-book manager. Users say it’s outstanding and a must-have. It’ll allow you to do nearly everything and it takes things a step beyond normal e-book software. It’s also completely free and open source and great for both casual users and computer experts.

Home page: https://calibre-ebook.com/

calibre

Step 1: choose your version you’d like to use in here

Example:
https://download.calibre-ebook.com/3.37.0/calibre-3.37.0-x86_64.txz

[root@tutorialspots ~]# wget https://download.calibre-ebook.com/3.37.0/calibre-3.37.0-x86_64.txz
--2019-01-06 08:28:20--  https://download.calibre-ebook.com/3.37.0/calibre-3.37.0-x86_64.txz
Resolving download.calibre-ebook.com (download.calibre-ebook.com)... 88.202.231.80, 2a02:2498:e004:7::4
Connecting to download.calibre-ebook.com (download.calibre-ebook.com)|88.202.231.80|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 62562008 (60M) [application/x-gtar]
Saving to: ‘calibre-3.37.0-x86_64.txz’

100%[======================================>] 62,562,008  20.9MB/s   in 2.9s

2019-01-06 08:28:24 (20.9 MB/s) - ‘calibre-3.37.0-x86_64.txz’ saved [62562008/62562008]

Step 2:

sudo mkdir -p /opt/calibre && sudo rm -rf /opt/calibre/* && sudo tar xvf /path/to/downloaded/calibre-tarball.txz -C /opt/calibre && sudo /opt/calibre/calibre_postinstall

Example:

sudo mkdir -p /opt/calibre && sudo rm -rf /opt/calibre/* && sudo tar xvf calibre-3.37.0-x86_64.txz -C /opt/calibre && sudo /opt/calibre/calibre_postinstall

Result:

...
Creating symlinks...
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/markdown-calibre to /usr/bin/markdown-calibre
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/ebook-meta to /usr/bin/ebook-meta
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/lrf2lrs to /usr/bin/lrf2lrs
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/calibre-debug to /usr/bin/calibre-debug
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/lrfviewer to /usr/bin/lrfviewer
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/ebook-device to /usr/bin/ebook-device
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/calibre-server to /usr/bin/calibre-server
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/ebook-polish to /usr/bin/ebook-polish
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/calibre to /usr/bin/calibre
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/ebook-viewer to /usr/bin/ebook-viewer
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/fetch-ebook-metadata to /usr/bin/fetch-ebook-metadata
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/calibre-smtp to /usr/bin/calibre-smtp
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/calibredb to /usr/bin/calibredb
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/ebook-edit to /usr/bin/ebook-edit
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/web2disk to /usr/bin/web2disk
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/calibre-customize to /usr/bin/calibre-customize
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/calibre-parallel to /usr/bin/calibre-parallel
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/lrs2lrf to /usr/bin/lrs2lrf
        Symlinking /opt/calibre/ebook-convert to /usr/bin/ebook-convert
Setting up command-line completion...
...

Example of usage 1:

[root@tutorialspots convert]# ebook-convert 5.mobi 5.pdf
1% Converting input to HTML...
InputFormatPlugin: MOBI Input running
on /root/convert/5.mobi
Parsing all content...
Forcing index.html into XHTML namespace
34% Running transforms on e-book...
Merging user specified metadata...
Detecting structure...
Flattening CSS and remapping font sizes...
Source base font size is 12.00000pt
Removing fake margins...
Cleaning up manifest...
Trimming unused files from manifest...
Trimming u'images/00030.jpg' from manifest
Trimming u'images/00031.jpg' from manifest
Creating PDF Output...
67% Running PDF Output plugin
Splitting markup on page breaks and flow limits, if any...
        Split into 31 parts
The cover image has an id != "cover". Renaming to work around bug in Nook Color
68% Rendered index_split_000.html
69% Rendered index_split_001.html
70% Rendered index_split_002.html
71% Rendered index_split_003.html
72% Rendered index_split_004.html
73% Rendered index_split_005.html
74% Rendered index_split_006.html
75% Rendered index_split_007.html
76% Rendered index_split_008.html
77% Rendered index_split_009.html
78% Rendered index_split_010.html
79% Rendered index_split_011.html
80% Rendered index_split_012.html
81% Rendered index_split_013.html
82% Rendered index_split_014.html
84% Rendered index_split_015.html
85% Rendered index_split_016.html
86% Rendered index_split_017.html
87% Rendered index_split_018.html
88% Rendered index_split_019.html
89% Rendered index_split_020.html
90% Rendered index_split_021.html
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96% Rendered index_split_027.html
97% Rendered index_split_028.html
98% Rendered index_split_029.html
100% Rendered index_split_030.html
Rendered PDF in 24.2185 seconds:
PDF output written to /root/convert/5.pdf
Output saved to   /root/convert/5.pdf

Example 2:

[root@tutorialspots convert]# ebook-convert 5.pdf 5.docx
...
Page-613
Parsing all content...
34% Running transforms on e-book...
Merging user specified metadata...
Detecting structure...
Flattening CSS and remapping font sizes...
Source base font size is 12.00000pt
Removing fake margins...
Cleaning up manifest...
Trimming unused files from manifest...
Creating DOCX Output...
67% Running DOCX Output plugin
Rasterizing SVG images...
DOCX output written to /root/convert/5.docx
Output saved to   /root/convert/5.docx

Example 3:

[root@tutorialspots convert]# ebook-convert 5.mobi 5a.docx
1% Converting input to HTML...
InputFormatPlugin: MOBI Input running
on /root/convert/5.mobi
Parsing all content...
Forcing index.html into XHTML namespace
34% Running transforms on e-book...
Merging user specified metadata...
Detecting structure...
Flattening CSS and remapping font sizes...
Source base font size is 12.00000pt
Removing fake margins...
Cleaning up manifest...
Trimming unused files from manifest...
Trimming u'images/00030.jpg' from manifest
Trimming u'images/00031.jpg' from manifest
Creating DOCX Output...
67% Running DOCX Output plugin
Rasterizing SVG images...
DOCX output written to /root/convert/5a.docx
Output saved to   /root/convert/5a.docx

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