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DRM free book shop
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There are actually lots of sources for books that are DRM-free. Some provide free books (i.e. books that you do not have to pay for), and others are just publishers who choose to sell books without ...

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Is there a fair price for an ebook?
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Since some users want to close this question as off-topic or opinion based, I decided to give my own tentative answer, based on my own thinking since I asked the question, and influenced by some of ...

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How to automatically hyphenate before sending to a device?
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Hyphenating a text that is not in a fixed presentation (page shape, or ratio page size/ font size) makes little sense as the words may change position on a line. Hence, I am assuming that what you ...

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Did Kindle contrast get better or is my old Kindle growing old?
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Apparently E-ink does age due to various physical processes. There is lost of contrast (greying), but also freezing of some microcapsules to the black state where they are kept too consistently in ...

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is it allowed to print a freely available ebook for own usage
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The first point is that freely available does not mean freely usable, not even freely redistributable. Many copyrighted works are freely available, even placed under a Creative common licence, but ...

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What fraction of unrestricted ebooks originate with the top digitization projects?
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Forewords I am assuming that the poster of the question calls "unrestricted books" the books that have no DRM, i.e., no technical devices intended tp prevent some uses, such as copy, search, or ...

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How to confirm if ePub is DRM'ed ? Kobo Aura HD possibly refusing to read DRM-free ePub
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I have a different type of Kobo (Glo HD), and no knowledge of DRM implementation for ePub, though I would expect that a variety of distinct DRM techniques can be used on ePub files. I would however ...

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Kindle ebook for free distribution: azw3 or mobi?
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I cannot answer with a technical comparison of the various formats because I have no technical knowledge of them, only some practical experience. Afaik, all distributors (and publishers) other than ...

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Where to go for ebook suggestions?
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Your question is really too broad and unprecise to respect the usual rules of Stack-Exchange. However, I will try to answer it in a way consistent with such rules. There are many places where books ...

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I cannot display ebook content on the Kobo ebook app
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Have you tried using Calibre as an ebook reading app. It works well in many different environments and accepts many ebook formats. I buy lots of books in epub, from Kobo and others, and I never had ...

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Destructive scanning: Sanding down spine better than band saw?
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Why not use a cutter rather than a saw or a sander. In more details, it the title is not enough. I think a sander is likely to remove wood as easily as it does paper, possibly more easily. Thus it ...

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How can I add a European card to my nook?
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B&N will not sell ebooks overseas (well, they did not last time I checked). I guess they may use the credit card to check that. However, You do not have to buy from them. What matters for you is ...

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Where can I download free ebooks?
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I am not sure what you consider an interesting book. That depends much on the reader. Anyway, I edited your question to remove the reference to "interesting books", since it is a matter of opinion ...

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How to rename epubs when the file name is a numeric string?
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The question is not too clear. Is it the case that you simply want to rename the file containing the epub book, so that the name of the file is then the title of the book with the suffix .epub? That ...

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How to check easily MD5 signatures for Humble-Bundle ebooks?
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A download checker for Humble Bundle book bundles. Since there seems to be no answer from this community regarding an application meeting the request in my question, I decided to make one myself. ...

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Is there any way to remove DRM from DAISY ebooks?
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I have no idea on how to solve the general problem of DRM removal. Depending on where you live, it may actually be very much against the law. Furthermore, as I said in a comment, DAISY books come in ...

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ePub readers for Windows that support continous scrolling?
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You are supposed to do some research on your own before you ask a question, so that you can be very specific. Epub readers using e-ink do not scroll because the screen refresh is too slow, though ...

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Direct copying of epub files on the Kobo internal file system
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In a nutshell One way to make visible epub files copied directly on the Kobo file system is to use the Kobo browser once afterwards to download an epub file from the web. Context I did some more ...

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How to choose where/which to buy ebook/book online?
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Usually, the ISBN number is supposed to change when the edition is modified. The modifications may be minor and not matter much to readers. The publisher is not supposed to change the text, except ...

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What are risks and disadvantages of publishing DRM-protected books for an author?
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Briefly : Watermarks do offer some protection with very limited risk or disadvantage. If you wish only facts, I can tell of my own experience. My first point is that, for many reasons including some ...

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How to read books on computer on kobo
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There are several things you will need to know about ebooks, if you intend to buy more. To read your ebook you need an ebook reader which may be an independent piece of harware, or an app running on ...

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Can I only transfer files to my Kindle Paperwhite using the cable that shipped with the device?
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There are several possibilities that may explain your problem. First, as was suggested by Непитерская Кошка in his answer, it could be that the cables you tried are charge only. Some very cheap USB-...

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Is it possible to cap royalties for an ebook?
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Answering adequately your question would at least require an understanding of the reasons for the limitation you seek. If the limitation has a legal origin, some solutions may not be legally ...

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Different copyright notices on printed and digital versions of a book
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The work is yours, and you can make it available in any way you see fit, possibly with different licences. So yo can perfectly well change your mind, and change the conditions of the licence under ...

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How to skip those hyphens while searching in acrobat
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I cannot answer you with certainty because I do not have the tools yo use. Hence I am not sure what kind of file they create (PDF can come in different flavors). Furthermore, besides the basic ...

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What are the most appropriate metadata to manage and search ebooks
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When trying to determine what metadata should be appropriate for a project, a good starting base is the Dublin core, which was designed as a common base appropriate for a large number of situation. ...

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