I bought a Kobo Touch, but I use linux as my desktop OS. For that reason I am trying to streamline the process of getting Ebooks from the local library but being able to transfer them to by kobo.
I hate being forced to use Windows but since the ebooks have DRM encryption, it can't be avoided. <p>The purpose of this procedure is not to enable piracy, it is to remove proprietary bits from data which I have legitimate ownership to.</p><p>1. Install the Kobo Desktop software in Windows</p><p>2. Install the Adobe Digital Editions software in Windows</p><p>3. Install Calibre in Windows</p><p>4. Download the tools bundle and install the deDRM plugin into calibre</p><p><uri strref=“http://apprenticealf.wordpress.com/2010/02/11/hello-world/”/></p><p>5. Add a DRM epub into calibre, and verify that you can view it in calibre - meaning that the DRM has been removed by the plugin - and more importantly that the calibre-adeptkey.der has been generated from the Adobe DE installation</p><p>6. You can now boot back into linux, install calibre and the same deDRM plugin into calibre</p><p>7. Copy the calibre-adeptkey.der from your Windows installation into your .config/calibre/ directory</p>
[email protected] ~/.config/calibre $ cp /windows/Documents\ and\ Settings/Ian/Application\ Data/calibre/calibre-adeptkey.der .
8. Add a DRM epub book to linux calibre and it should now work to decrypt the book
[email protected] ~ $ calibredb add The_Seven_Spiritual_Laws_of_Superheroes.epub IneptEpub: Using libcrypto. IneptEpub: Calibre configuration directory = /home/ian/.config/calibre IneptEpub: Keyfile calibre-adeptkey.der found in config folder. IneptEpub: Encryption successfully removed. Backing up metadata Notifying calibre of the change