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Calibre 0.8.38 released with automatic books adding

Calibre 0.8.38

Calibre is a full-fledged, complete e-library solution that features library management, format conversion, news feeds and a powerful e-book viewer, capable of handling numerous formats.

Calibre 0.8.38 has been released with bug fixes and long-awaited features.

What is new in Calibre 0.8.38?

  • option to automatically add books to Calibre from a specified folder, under Calibre-->Preferences-->Import/Export/Adding books-->Automatic Adding-->choose a folder
  • extra news sources (Strange Horizons by Jim DeVona, Telegraph India and Live Mint by Krittika Goyal, High Country News by Armin Geller, Countryfile by Dave Asbury, Liberation (subscription version) by Remi Vanicat, Various Italian news sources by faber1971)
  • improved news sources (FHM UK, Metro Nieuws NL)
  • enhanced EPUB and MOBI handling
  • various fixes

How do we install Calibre 0.8.38?
Type in a terminal

sudo python -c "import sys; py3 = sys.version_info[0] > 2; u = __import__('urllib.request' if py3 else 'urllib', fromlist=1); exec(u.urlopen('http://status.calibre-ebook.com/linux_installer').read()); main()"

Bugs can be reported on https://bugs.launchpad.net/calibre