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Re: Amazon Kindle and Fedora



On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 03:08:38PM -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Jan 2009 15:02:26 -0600
> Dave Feustel wrote:
> 
> > The Acer Aspire One could be even better than Kindle if it reads the
> > ebooks I'm interested in since I would have a gp computer as well.
> > Does FBReader run on the Aspire One?
> 
> Yer damn tootin', toots!
> 
> It works really well running either locally on the Acer Aspire One, or remotely
> from my main computer.

I just ran the command 'yum install fbreader' and it succeeded.
But the only file I can find is /usr/local/doc/fbreader*/LICENSE.
That's it. No binary, no nothing. What do I have to do to use fbreader
on Fedora?

Thanks. 

> I convert ebooks that I want to read to html files using OpenOffice (if they
> aren't html already), then read them with FBReader.  FBReader can still read
> them when they have been run through bzip2 (MobyDick.html.bz2) so the books
> take up very little space on the hard drive.
> 
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