Calibre Web is a web-based application that allows you to browse, download, and read eBooks using an existing Calibre database. You can also integrate Google Drive or Dropbox, edit metadata, and update your Calibre library through the app itself. Calibre Web allows you to access your Calibre libraries and read books directly in a browser on your favorite mobile phone or tablet device.
Bootstrap 3 HTML5 interface
Support for editing eBook metadata
Restrict eBook download to logged-in users
Support for reading eBooks directly in the browser
Fine-grained per-user permissions
Create a custom book collection
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Calibre Web with Docker on Ubuntu 20.04.
A fresh Ubuntu 20.04 VPS on the Atlantic.Net Cloud Platform
A root password configured on your server
Step 1 – Create an Atlantic.Net Cloud Server
First, log in to your Atlantic.Net Cloud Server. Create a new server, choosing Ubuntu 20.04 as the operating system with at least 4GB RAM. Connect to your Cloud Server via SSH and log in using the credentials highlighted at the top of the page.
Once you are logged in to your Ubuntu 20.04 server, run the following command to update your base system with the latest available packages.
apt-get update -y
Step 2 – Install Docker and Docker Compose
By default, the latest version of Docker is not available in the Ubuntu 20.04 default repository, so it is recommended to add Docker’s official repository in your system.
First, install some required packages with the following command:
Now, open your web browser and type the URL http://your-server-ip:8082. You will be redirected to the following screen:
Now, provide the location of the eBook and click on the Login button. You should see the following screen:
Now, provide default username as admin and password as admin123, and click on the Login button. You should see the Calibre Web dashboard in the following screen:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Calibre Web with the Docker on Ubuntu 20.04. You can now easily upload, download, and read your book online through a web browser. Try Calibre Web today on VPS Hosting from Atlantic.Net.