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Re: Amazon Kindle and Fedora



On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 12:57:32PM -0700, Phil Meyer wrote:
> Dave Feustel wrote:
>> Has anyone any experience transferring ebooks between Amazon's Kindle book
>> reader and Fedora using the Kindle's usb connection?
>
> ebooks purchased from Amazon for the Kindle are DRM encumbered.
>
> They are an evilution of mobi format with DRM.   They cannot be read  
> outside the Kindle, sorry.
>
> However, the Kindle can read regular DRM free mobi format books, like  
> those from Baen publishing.  In which case, you would be going the other  
> way. :)
>
> However, I do not not have experience with a Kindle.  I do my ebook  
> reading on a Nokia N810 MID, for the very reason mentioned.

I would expect to do all my ebook reading on the Kindle. My interest is
in downloading my own PDF files onto the Kindle for reading away from my
computer. My concern is whether Fedora supports the Kindle usb
interface.

> Good luck!

Thanks.


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