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Calibre is a cross-platform free and open-source suite of e-book software. Calibre supports organizing existing e-books into virtual libraries, displaying, editing, creating and converting e-books, as well as syncing e-books with a variety of e-readers.

  • For more information about this app, follow this link.

Initial Setup

  • Calibre is currently provided as a BETA application.
  • Connect to your service via SSH.
  • Execute the following command:
app-calibre install -p <your-password>
  • Make sure to replace <your-password> with a strong password of your choice.
  • When the installation has finished, copy the URL from the terminal output, e.g.
    • In the URL username and hostname will be replaced with your username and hostname.


  • Once you have installed Calibre, paste the copied URL into your web browser to access the web UI, you will be greeted by a login form. Log in with your username and the password you set during the installation.
  • Our Calibre installation comes with a pre-configured library:
    • ~/media/Calibre Library
  • Add your ebooks to this library our continue reading to add a new library.