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Adobe Digital Editions and Linux Ubuntu

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Nov 09, 2017

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Good morning!


I would like to download Adobe Digital Editions on my Linux Ubuntu computer.

Please, Adobe, create Adobe Digital Editions for Linux!!!

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Adobe Digital Editions and Linux Ubuntu

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Good morning!


I would like to download Adobe Digital Editions on my Linux Ubuntu computer.

Please, Adobe, create Adobe Digital Editions for Linux!!!

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Nov 20, 2017

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Adobe aren't interested in providing a Linux version of Adobe Digital Editions.. Never have been and never will be.

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Dec 24, 2017

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That's well known enough. But "not interested" doesn't mean that Adobe should stop being lame.

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MacOS is linux kernel.

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Actually, that's not quite correct. MacOS runs a UNIX based kernel, which Linux sort of is also based on. They are more like cousins than siblings. It's a long and interesting history that I recommend that you read more about. 

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Same for Cloud on Linux https://forums.adobe.com/thread/1057800

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And this is a shame. Unfortunately I made the mistake to buy a book without noticing the system requirements.

The fact is that I use LINUX and period. A company that provides this kind of services should be more open to allow any users to access their legally bought e-books in a cross-platform approach.

I hate M$ Windows and I can't be obliged to buy something I don't like, MAC is expensive, Android... Ok, I have my Android phone, but it is a small phone and not very comfortable to read an extensive technical book.

I admit it was my fault I didn't notice the requirements and that ADE is not Linux friendly, but honestly I'm very disappointed with Adobe and their ADE software. I think for a corporation with this size and for such a specific tool, that has to be welcomed buy all e-book sellers in order to protect their books and avoid piracy, a wider and more open mind is a demand and an obligation for Adobe.

Otherwise is like telling Linux users to look for a e-book illegally (using torrents) or to spend hours trying to find a solution to make ADE to work with Wine. (4.5 is not working at all on my setup). I'm still hanging around a way to make 3.0 working and downgrading my Wine setup, not sure if it will work.

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I did finally get 4.5 to work in Wine but it took a lot of googling and is a bit flaky at times, Unfortunately I lost the reference I used to do it so I don't dare touch the set up and hope I never need to reinstall.

It is a major failing of Adobe to provide no legal means of using eBooks on Linux without a great deal of effort to make their product work in Wine

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Adobe, do it! Do it now!

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I also wish a version of ADE for linux...

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