Introducing A Neat And Simple GTK ePub Reader: Ebook Viewer

If you have been on the hunt for a simple and straight-to-the-point ePub reader app for your Linux desktop then this might just be your solution.

We came across Ebook Viewer on GitHub and the simple app has a promising future because it does exactly what it says it does. Just take a look at a screenshot below.

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Ebook Viewer — A GTK ePub Reader

Ebook Viewer is a modern GTK app developed in Python by Michał Daniel with which you can read .epub files without distraction. It is inspired by (and is in fact, a re-write of ) an old ebook reader called pPub.

The app is still in the development stage it already supports basic functions like chapter navigation and last position (a feature which allows you to continue reading from where you stopped).

There are, of course, additional features coming to the app and they will arrive before its first public release (of which the date is unknown). The additional features include chapter jumping, font size control, light and dark styles, and the ability to read eBook file formats.

There isn’t an official release of the app yet but you can use the command line guides on the project’s GitHub page to compile it on your Ubuntu desktop. Don’t forget to pay attention to the listed dependencies listed.

Are you aware of any other clean and easy to use eReader apps for Linux? Feel free to let us know about them.

About The Author
Okoi Martins Jr.
I'm a Computer Scientist with a passion for learning new things in fields ranging from theoretical implications of computer science and mathematical modeling to web development and music. In my spare time, I listen to music, read like a compiler, and learn like an A.I algorithm.

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