[ubuntu-uk] OT Kindle

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Tue Mar 22 10:45:00 UTC 2011

On 22 March 2011 10:41, Paul Sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:
> Looking at the amazon kindle it looks as if i can use it to open / read
> normal pdf files such as the one for the ubuntu manual,  if this is the case
> it would be useful.

You can, but PDF rendering is less than ideal. You're better off using
more 'native' formats on the Kindle than PDF.

> i can also buy electronic books cheaper than paper, copies

That's not always the case. Often the electronic book costs exactly
the same as the dead-tree one.


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