Sony eBook Library

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The software that came with the Sony Portable Reader System PRS-505.

Application Details:

Version: 2
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4.1

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What works

The Installer does work, but causes many wine error windows ro open in the process. However, the installation process does work, and sony reader does get installed normally on wine. 

Can import books by dragging and dropping it into the reader window. Sony reader recognizes metadata files as well. All the reader functions seem to work. including font settings, search, and bookmarking.

You can also import pictures and audio files by dragging and dropping the files into the window. 

What does not

The installer runs into many 'fatal' wine errors, though it continues installing with error messages displaying.

Music files can be imported, but will not play. 


What was not tested

Sony Reader Store integration was not tested. 

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Additional Comments

does work pretty well, though audio files would not play.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 09 20121.4.1Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 03 20070.9.48.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 

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