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Old 01-08-2012, 08:46 PM
Jay Ridgley
Default software that supports, nook downloads - is there any? **SOLVED**

OP Was ---

> Folks,
> I purchased a pair of Nook 1st Editions over the holidays. I like them!
> I then tried to down load a book from my library only to discover that
> nook does not directly download e-books but must use a package that is
> installed on a PC. YEP! you guessed it it ONLY WORKS with WINDOWS or Mac
> systems.
> Spoke with the folks at Barnes & Noble and they said to install Adobe
> Digital Editions software to fix the problem. When I tried that Adobe says
> my system is not supported... It also reports that my version of Firefox is
> old and suggests getting a free upgrade but that fails to install properly..
> Has anyone been able to download a book from their public library to their
> nook? If so, please enlighten me as to how I should proceed.
> Other ideas/alternatives appreciated.
> I am using Ubuntu 10.04-3 LTS and it is up to date.
> Thanks,
> Jay
> --

-- snip several replies and suggestions --


Several have recommended Calibre... I installed it and so far that has solved my

A special thanks to Jeff...


Jay Ridgley
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