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Old 09-06-2005, 08:37 PM   #1
maruchan
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.txt/.rtf/.html eBook reader for Linux?


I have a cool app called uBook on my PDA which lets me read HTML, RTF, and TXT files very easily, formatting them like a book and allowing for autoscrolling, etc.

Are there any apps like this for the Linux desktop? I want to avoid PDF/Acrobat use at all costs.
 
Old 09-07-2005, 05:32 AM   #2
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This seems to indicate uBook runs flawlessly under Wine. You can download uBook here.
 
Old 05-03-2006, 08:09 PM   #3
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http://www.spacejock.com/yBook.html

Ybook reads txt/rtf/html files and plain pleasure to use for reading. it needs wine/cedega/crossover-office.
 
Old 05-25-2006, 07:29 AM   #4
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as a uBook user on windows I had the exact same problem
I am using PyBookReader as a replacement.
It cannot open rars - but can open zips and bz2 and it can't display the cover, but not a really big loss imo
another option is Kniga, which is Qt based. I did not try that one, but it looks good
 
  


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