MOBI, LIT, PRC, EPUB (Ebook) reader on Ubuntu Linux

Calibre Ebook Reader on Ubuntu LinuxNow a days Smart phone are available in every place in the world. Many of us has a smart phone on their palm. They do various job with a smartphone. If you are a avid book reader, then you may want to read ebook on go. Today I am publishing some soft info about ebook reading on your Ubuntu desktop system. You can read various kind of ebook formate file on desktop.

It 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 a 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 upports 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.

Calibre supported input formats are: MOBI, LIT, PRC, EPUB, ODT, HTML, CBR, CBZ, RTF, TXT, PDF and LRS.

Calibre has a modular device driver design that makes adding support for different e-reader devices easy. At the moment, it has support for the SONY PRS 500/505/700 and the iPhone (with the stanza reader software). Syncing supports updating metadata on the device from metadata in the library and the creation of collections on the device based on the tags defined in the library view. If an book has more than one format available, calibre automatically chooses the best format when uploading to the device.

Calibre can automatically fetch news from a number of websites/RSS feeds, format the news into a ebook and upload to a connected device. There is support for generating LRF/EPUB ebooks. The ebooks include the *full* versions of the articles, not just the summaries.

Calibre has also a built-in ebook viewer that can display all the major ebook formats.

FB Reader:
E-Book Reader for Ubuntu linuxIt is a complete E-book reader and e-book liberary management tool.
Main features are:
  • It supports several open e-book formats: fb2, html, chm, plucker, palmdoc, ztxt, tcr (psion text), rtf, oeb, openreader, non-DRM'ed mobipocket, plain text, epub
  • Reads directly from tar, zip, gzip, bzip2 archives (you can have several books in one archive)
  • Supports a structured view of your e-book collection
  • Automatically determines encodings
  • Automatically generates a table of contents
  • Keeps the last open book and the last read positions for all open books between runs
  • Automatic hyphenation (patterns for several languages are included)
  • Searching and downloading books from and
  • Partial CSS support for epub files
(All Texts are taken from 'Ubuntu Software Center').


  1. CoolReader is the best ePub reader today...

  2. Thank you so much, I was searching MOBI, LIT, PRC, EPUB (Ebook) reader on Ubuntu Linux Ebook Download since 25 Days.

  3. Thanks, helpful information.

  4. i am not able to find any reader for .ebk ebook on ubuntu. please help...!!!


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