Calibre Web v0.6.9 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-09-27 // about 2 years ago
  • New features:

    • ๐Ÿ”„ Changed color of rating stars
    • Reenabled m4a, m4b audio playback
    • โž• Added route to robots.txt
    • ๐Ÿ”„ Changed behavior delete books with subfolders (additional warning message, but book is deleted)
    • Program info only visible in about section if user is admin
    • Custom ratings of increment 0.5 are allowed
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support multiple authors on kobo sync (not working for every Kobo Reader)
    • Floating point numbers showing 2 decimals on details page
    • ๐Ÿš€ Change settings database gdrive watch to JSON (minimum sqlite version is the 2015 released V3.9)
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved author names detection during for upload
    • Parse Amazon_* identifiers
    • โž• Added hint for missing ghostcript on cover extraction

    ๐Ÿ› Bug Fixes:

    • White background on transparent covers instead of black one during upload
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for errors editing/uploading books with duplicate tags/authors/language names
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for xx is not a valid language" on upload
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix get metadata, typo, if no result from google
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for immediate logout with login?next="/logout"
    • Stay logged in with enabled remember token, use remember token
    • Guests can access public shelfs
    • Hide listen button if user has no read/listen permissions
    • Author name is shown again in change book order page for shelfs
    • Shelf download menu is working for books with more than one format
    • Text in Kobo Auth Screen is consistent now
    • Reading progress for Kobo is stored correct
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix Kobo links for reverse proxies with subdomains
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix Kobo sync if one of the timestamps is outside year 1970 to 2038
    • โž• Add fix for read only GDdrive file
    • First request to GDrive fails no longer
    • โšก๏ธ Update error handling on callback and wording for GDrive
    • Password generation for registering on python2 working again
    • ๐ŸŒ Calibre-web starting with installed and not activated gdrive denpendencies without internet connection again
    • Catch some errors related to non writable settings db
    • Handle improper migrated database with config_mature_content_tags NULL instead of ""
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixes for windows (moving files not allowed -> close pdf after metadata extracting)
    • ๐ŸŒ Reconnect is working again via web-route access
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for error unrar binary not found
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix filenames (Escape "") for autodetect calibre excecutable on Windows
    • Invalid LDAP Cert Path no longer crashes app

Previous changes from v0.6.8

  • New features:

    • Cover view in lists selection
    • โšก๏ธ Updated comic api (using now also unrar instead of unrarlib) -> needs manual update via pip
    • ๐Ÿ“‡ Updated comic api now also extracts metadata from cbt files
    • .png and webp pictures are extracted as cover pictures from comic books
    • Config option for limiting email size
    • Config option for changing upload formats
    • โž• Added Epub to Kepub conversion using kepubify
    • Automatic .kepub.epub ending if downloading books using kobo reader
    • ๐Ÿšš Fimally removed KindleGen
    • Autodetect calibre converter, unrar binary and kepubify on first startup
    • โž• Add "asin" to recognized identifiers
    • โž• Added config option for automatic username during registration
    • ๐Ÿ”„ Changed supported audio files
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved error handling for cover upload from url
    • ๐Ÿ“‡ Metadata.db is now automatically removed of database location string
    • ๐Ÿ”— linked readstatus to calibre custom column is now excluded automatically from view
    • Prevent empty series_index field
    • Deactived Archived books in sidebar, deactivate all archived books functions

    ๐Ÿ› Bug Fixes:

    • Upload books with python2 is possible again
    • ๐ŸŒ Spanish translation no longer crashs the app in config settings
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixed covers for archived books not shown
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixes for readonly metadata.db
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved debug output on send emails
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for private shelfs are listed twice in "add to shelf" dropdown menu in search results
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for importing ldap users with whitespaces in the name
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for tags with "&" in the name can't be removed from visibility restrictions
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for kobo sync errors out if read/unread books had been present in app.db during initial database migration
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix error 500 on reset password in debug mode
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for Kobo sync not working if series is given, but no series_index
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for saving settings with enabled gdrive metadata watch led to crash
    • โž• Added missing float custom column to search form
    • ๐Ÿ‘ Better detection of localhost for kobo sync
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix XML parsing error when using OPDS feeds
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix for >1000 read books lead to error 500 in read menu
    • ๐ŸŒฒ Fix for failed recovery of config_logfile and config access_log, in case folder of logfiles is not present anymore