Do you need to save your document in EPUB -file type? No problem. All you need is LibreOffice and an extension called Writer2ePub.
Setting up Writer2ePub -extension
- Make sure you have LibreOffice installed
- Download the extension writer2epub.oxt and place it on Desktop
- Open LibreOffice Writer -> Tools -> Extension Manager -> Add
- Find writer2epub.oxt and double click extension
- Accept license
Creation of an EPUB -file
Let's create an EPUB -file. Write something or paste some text from for example Wikipedia to LibreOffice Writer. Save your document as LibreOffice default file type .odt. After saving click the EPUB-button to the left . There are many fields to be filled and many options to choose from. You can leave fields empty when testing Writer2ePub. Finally click Ok. You'll get a window telling export is done.
How to open EPUB in a reader app
You can open your newly created EPUB-file in Windows and Mac with Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) which is a free app for DRM-secured (and all sort of) EPUBs. If you are using Linux there are many apps to choose from. Find an app that suits your needs. If you have mobile phone and/or tablet - why not give a go?! In those cases try BlueFire Reader (iOS and Android).
Extension manager takes care of Writer2ePub -extension
Click Add and find your extension
Three new buttons, use the one on
the left to create an EPUB -file
Type in some information concerning your book
Export is done!
FBReader is not the best reader - there
are many readers available for Linux