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How do I wipe clean kindle e-reader?

To factory reset your Kindle to wipe it clean of data: From Home, tap the Menu (three dots) icon, and then tap Settings. Tap the Device Options, and then tap Reset Device. Your Kindle will restart.
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Are there any ebook readers which are NOT backlit, but for which you can upload pdfs?

There is no need to 'hack' or 'jailbreak' a Kobo reader—they can read PDFs natively. The following comes from their site: You'll find some differences when you're reading PDF books compared ...
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What are my options for reading an ebook in the bathtub?

There are waterproof ereaders. Or at least I know of one ereader that heavily markets itself as waterproof: the Kobo Aura H2O. The question says "I don't think there are any waterproof ereaders so ...
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Can I share premium ebooks online for free?

Warning: I highly recommend consulting a lawyer for dealing with legal issues such as this one. The advice I provide should not take the place of proper legal counsel. Unless you have permission from ...
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ePub readers for Windows that support continous scrolling?

Try the calibre ebook viewer: open your book and enable "Switch to flow mode" (the button on the top right corner)
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Which is the best way to use ancient Greek fonts in an epub?

I think that embedding the font you want to use is your best option. Many fonts have a set of greek (and/or non latin) letters, so you should be safe by just typing the letters, and they should be ...
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Which ePub readers are available for Windows?

You can try IceCream Ebook Reader: Meet Icecream Ebook Reader, one of the best free EPUB readers that transforms your computer screen into a convenient top-notch ebook reader. The tool enables you ...
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ePub readers for Windows that support continous scrolling?

You can use Firefox with the EPUBReader extension. With the extension installed, open Firefox, then Ctrl+O to open a file. Locate and select your epub file. By default, EPUBReader shows the ebook ...
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Can I use Kindle to read research papers?

Hello and welcome to forum. I am also mainly using kindle to read research papers. PDF files with two columns are running smoothly and fast on kindle (from the performance point of view). The problem ...
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Does a screensaver serve any purpose on eink displays?

Technically it isn't a screensaver since the images are static (unless of course the device cycles through images at regular intervals). Either way, e-ink doesn't suffer from burn-in, so it really isn'...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot from a Kobo ereader device?

Yes it is possible if you change the code of your Kobo a bit. A broad explanation and functions is explained in this forum post on another website: Mobile Read Kobo. You must add the following code ...
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How Does Amazon Kindle Renting work on *buntu/Linux Systems?

Perhaps renting works differently from buying/lending/borrowing ebooks, but all you do is to download the Kindle reading app on your device. Then, the rented item will magically appear after you ...
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How is an ebook made? What kind of software and hardware are used?

For general purposes, Ebooks are simple websites, contained inside of a predictable folder. This folder is composed mostly of the content of the ebook itself which is the form xhtml and css. The ...
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Reader for scientific papers - what should I look for?

I had similar problems since most of the (physics-related) articles I read have two columns of text and lots of equations and figures. I can recommend a free software tool called "k2pdfopt" written by ...
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Is there a small easel or book butler for an ereader?

There are mini easels (like these from Amazon), I have seen them in all kinds of different sizes in shops catering for artists (in Germany). Given that your ebook is rigid (all that I know are), you ...
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Can I keep a reading diary on my device?

You can not directly keep a diary on your device of your written reviews. If that is your question. You can indeed write your review on the device after finishing the book. And you can always find it ...
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Is there an Android reading app that synchronizes across devices?

Moon+ Reader can do this, storing the data in Dropbox or in Google Drive. (Note: I have not actually tried this functionality myself as I can't bear to use Moon+ due to its horrible UI and poor ...
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How to reset Kobo web browser bookmarks on Kobo Mini

there should be an "x" ico next to each bookmark URL, and when pressed, a box should pop up and ask you if you would like to delete the bookmark. Simply press yes if you do and no to exit.
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Could my eBook reader be infected by some sort of virus?

Neither of the other answers are technically correct, so I will add mine. Short answer: eBook readers are computers and they run computer operating systems, so they are inherently vulnerable to ...
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What 's the best way to read a scientific PDF?

If you want to be able to read anything on a device in a direct sunlight your only choice is an ereader using electronic ink. Here is an example, outdoors on a sunny day with the sun blasting directly ...
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Are there any rugged ebook readers out there?

For kindle devices, redpepper cases are very rugged and waterproof.
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Upload & Read eBooks in Chrome (i.e. Maintain a Cloud Library)

Have you tried the Kindle Web Reader? Kindle supports MOBI and you can import personal documents into your Kindle Library via an email address that is attached to your Amazon/Kindle ID. You can ...
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what 's the alternative to paperwhite in my old kindle?

The light used on Kindles is amazing since the light is projected down toward the screen rather than up in your eyes. Amazon developed this technology and patented it (hopefully it will be sold to ...
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Scaling all pages in a PDF or DJVU file to the same size

There is a program called jPdftweak which will let you scale pdf pages to whatever size you would want. You can set the parameters for the conversion to the larger page size and jPdftweak will scale ...
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Which does have the least glaring minimum-brightness backlight: backlit e-ink readers or tablets?

I don't know every single ereader on the market, but my Kobo Glo has a lighting that when set at its lowest level don't hurt my eyes at all. Furthermore its screen is not backlit. Eink screens are ...
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Hide a folder of ebooks on Kindle

Well, it's a bit of an involved solution, but you could access the "documents" folder on your kindle via miniUSB/USB data and charging cable with your computer, and compress the book (and remove the ...
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damaged kindle- change lines per page?

You can increase the value of the HORIZONTAL_MARGIN parameter in the reader.pref configuration file (in the system directory). You can find more details here or here.
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Embed JavaScript in an e-book using an e-reader

JavaScript is an optional part of the epub 3.0 specification: EPUB Content Documents may contain scripting using the facilities defined for this in the respective underlying specifications ([...
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What is the different compatible formats between Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire?

The book in question is a "Print Replica" textbook. See how it says Networks: An Introduction [Print Replica] [Kindle Edition]? When we look up information about Print Replica: Kindle Textbooks: ...
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