Sony PRS-650 shows the three most recent books on its home screen. How can I modify this top three and how can I list the current ones when the device is connected to a PC running Linux?

  • The title needs to be fixed. My first impression was that it was about Linux-running reader.
    – DVK
    Commented Jan 26, 2014 at 23:09

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Use the following shell command for listing the last three files:

find database/media/books -type f -exec stat --format '%Y :%y %n' {} \; \
    | sort -nr | cut -d: -f2- | head -3

For putting a book at the top of the list use touch:

touch database/media/books/mybook.epub

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