Trouble at Installing Koreader to Kobo Libra
#1  akifcaglar 10-19-2019, 02:40 PM
Hi everybody,

I just got my Libra and i am trying to install koreader on it. However, I couldnt make it

The steps i took are:

I have downloaded koreader-kobo-2019.09.3-84

I have installed KFMon by extracting its files. Then my libra rebooted so i think it was successful .

Then I extracted the koreader i have downloaded to libra's root file but it did not rebooted so i have read the note at the one click install thread which say i have to prevent nikel from checking hidden files. To do that i have appended the code given to do that to Kobo eReader.config file. It looks like in the picture at attachment.

Later, i have deleted koreader from Libra, and unplugged libra. Then i plugged it again, extracted the koreader files again .However, it still did not reboot .

I feel like i am missing a simple thing.

I will be very happy if anyone can help.Thank you

One click installation thread:
kobo debug.png 

#2  NiLuJe 10-19-2019, 02:49 PM
Quote NiLuJe
NOTE: For proper Kobo Libra H2O support, you'll need to use KOReader version 2019.10 or newer.

#3  NiLuJe 10-19-2019, 02:50 PM
Lucky for you, it was released 10 minutes ago. .

(That was a subtle hint to use the install scripts instead of trying to figure out why doing it yourself failed).

#4  Frenzie 10-19-2019, 02:53 PM
Well, you could wait until @NiLuJe updates the one-click package with KOReader 2019.10, but I think it should be as simple as:

1. Use the one-click install package as instructed. (At this moment KOReader should fail to start properly on the Libra.)
2. Overwrite the /mnt/onboard/.adds/koreader directory (or wherever it's installed to) with the latest release.

Edit: four minutes too late.

#5  akifcaglar 10-19-2019, 03:48 PM
Wow you guys are fast, thank you so much to both <3

It worked with version 10 ^^. Actually, i have seen that version 10 warning but i also have seen people who got managed to make it work with other versions, so i have tried too.

KOReader looks avesome, thank you so much for such a nice app <3

#6  Frenzie 10-19-2019, 04:02 PM
Any build from the past few weeks should work out of the box on the Libra, including the one you mentioned. (Which is virtually identical to 2019.10.)

#7  NiLuJe 10-19-2019, 04:17 PM
Yeah, I initially misread the exact nightly version you mentioned, so my usual "too old" answer was fired a tad too quickly .

#8  akifcaglar 10-19-2019, 04:49 PM
Dont know, maybe i installed it wrong. I installed it as one click installation but that version was actually not from that thread. Maybe this was the reason.

Hehe , anyway your 'too old ' reply still works xd

#9  NiLuJe 10-19-2019, 05:32 PM
Yes, the OCP packages *are* packaged differently, so that (mix'n matching install instructions) definitely wouldn't work.

That's, again, a fact that using the install script would have made obvious .

#10  dikkied 05-22-2020, 05:10 PM
I have successfully installed KOReader on my Kobo Libra H2O.
But in my home directory there are several files: ERROR : Error reading EPUB format. Does somebody knows whats the problem here?
Furthermore i would like to invert the hardware buttons but i cannot find it in the settings. Is this possible?

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