In this quick article, you will learn how to install the latest Calibre application on Linux. The guide is for all kinds of Linux distributions so it doesn’t matter which one you use.

Calibre is an open-source e-book software suite. It allows users to organize e-books library. They can read, edit, create, and convert all kinds of e-book and their formats.

Calibre e-book manager is powerful but easier to use. As users say, β€œIt’s outstanding and a must-have”. It is a must-have for casual or dedicated e-book readers and creators.

How to install the Calibre on Linux

In order to install the latest Calibre e-book manager on Linux. You can use the command.

sudo -v && wget -nv -O- | sudo sh /dev/stdin
Installing calibre on Lilnux

After the installation, you can either search for Calibre in the applications menu or simply execute calibre in the terminal emulator to start the application.

Starting the calibre suite

As of Calibre version 5, you can also enable the β€œDark Mode” settings. To do that use the given command.


Now start the application again and it will open up in β€œDark Mode”.

Calibre ebook manager enabling dark mode

You can also disable it using this command.


Watch Video guide on YouTube

Additionally, You can also watch a step-by-step video guide on YouTube to get a better understanding of it.


That is the guide on how to install the latest Calibre e-book manager on Linux. Let me know what you think about it in the comments and subscribe to the LinuxH2O Youtube channel. Till then, keep enjoying Linux.