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Flathub/Flatpak installation error

asked 2018-12-21 11:56:57 -0500

I installed flathub but when installing calibre via flatpak I get this error in gnome software center "unable to install calibre as runtime "" not available."

Is anyone having the same issue with flatpaks? How can I resolve this?

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That may have been a temporary connection problem. How did enable flathub?

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2018-12-21 22:52:25 -0500 )edit

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answered 2018-12-21 12:22:10 -0500

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@czescwitamy -> the best option to install calibre is like this -> calibre-ebook

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That worked! Thanks!

czescwitamy gravatar imageczescwitamy ( 2018-12-21 12:56:41 -0500 )edit

answered 2018-12-21 22:46:41 -0500

florian gravatar image

updated 2018-12-21 22:51:02 -0500

From a terminal execute the following command(s):

flatpak search calibre

to install:

flatpak install flathub com.calibre_ebook.calibre

This works only after you have have enabled as repository. Should be one click here: - you may have done that already. Check with flatpak remotes

Advantage of the flatpak method: You get updates with your system updates (Gnome Software or flatpak update) and don't have to remember to update calibre manually...

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