A simple epub reader written using python, gtk3 and webkit.
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Version 1.1 by Thanasis Georgiou ([email protected])
pPub is a simple epub reader written in Python using GTK3 and WebKit. It has most features expected from a book reader and some support for ebook-convert. It's licenced under GPLv2.
Here is a screenshot.
For other Linux distros and BSDs:
This command will install ppub under "/usr" prefix and configure it to invoke python 2.x via "/usr/bin/python2" command. To alter this behavior set PREFIX and PYTHON environment variables, eg.:
PREFIX=/usr/local PYTHON=`which python2.7` make install
Also note, icons and desktop file are installed by default. If you want to install only the program itself, invoke make with "install-bin" target instead of "install".
Most features can be configured from inside the application with these exceptions: - cachedir = Path to cache, default is /tmp/ppub-cache-username. If you change this, keep the trailing '/'. - usercss = Path to custom CSS folder. Each file in that folder will appear as a separate menu entry. If invalid or 'None', custom CSS is disabled. Config is saved at ~/.ppub.conf. Bookmarks are stored inside the same file.
If you find a book that does not work, please extract it (like a zip file) and attach any .opf or .ncx it has inside to your bug report. These will help me resolve the problem. Also feel free to email me requests.
-Tristan Rice (https://github.com/d4l3k) -ehainry (https://github.com/ehainry) -Laurent Bigonville (https://github.com/bigon) -Laurent Peuch (https://github.com/Psycojoker) -Dmitrij D. Czarkoff (https://github.com/czarkoff)
Thanks for trying pPub out!