how can i use amazon kindle on ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

The version of my system is ubuntu 20.04 and of wine is wine-5.0 (Ubuntu 5.0-3ubuntu1)

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               ://+//////-yyyyyyo      Kernel: x86_64 Linux 5.4.0-54-generic
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         .:++o:  /++++++++/:--:/-      Packages: 2300
        o:+o+:++.`..```.-/oo+++++/     Shell: zsh 5.8
       .:+o:+o/.          `+sssoo+/    Resolution: 1440x1700
  .++/+:+oo+o:`             /sssooo.   DE: GNOME 3.36.4
 /+++//+:`oo+o               /::--:.   WM: Mutter
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       .+.o+oo:.          `oddhhhh+    Icon Theme: Papirus
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         `:o+++ `ohhhhhhhhyo++os:      Disk: 61G / 143G (45%)
           .o:`.syhhhhhhh/.oo++o`      CPU: Intel Core2 Duo P8600 @ 2x 2.401GHz
               /osyyyyyyo++ooo+++/     GPU: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
                   ````` +oo+++o:     RAM: 2761MiB / 7858MiB

and i can not use it with this picture
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Asked By: user10736820


I have never used the native Kindle app but an alternative depending on what features you need may be to use Calibre which can read/write to Kindles.

Not sure what version is packaged with 20.04 but 20.10 comes with 4.99.12 (either from the software store or install via command line sudo apt-get install calibre).

5.5.0 is current latest version which you can download and do a binary install by following instructions on the developer site

Answered By: codlord

Use Kindle Cloud Reader (a web app that runs through Chrome) which allows you to access your Kindle books through Google Chrome browser.

You’ll have to have Google Chrome installed, which you can download for Ubuntu here.

Answered By: Maitrisingha

As an alternative in 01.2024, you can use: instead.

Answered By: Piotr Kepka
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