June 30, 2011

Kobo eReader Touch on Ubuntu Linux

Posted in Misc, Software at 22:22 by graham

Ten days ago, I received a Kobo eReader Touch for father’s day. It’s a lovely device. Here’s my impressions.

It’s a USB device.

  1. Plug it in to your Ubuntu machine (or probably any modern Linux distro). It shows up as a USB storage device.
  2. Drag and drop books in any supported format onto it.
  3. Unplug, switch on, read books.

It’s that simple. If you had a solid-state MP3 player (before your phone played them), this will feel familiar.

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