Comment 2 for bug 1660349

Thanks for the prompt reply.

Having logged the bug, I checked that the Kobo still connects to my Ubuntu
PC which it does. Uploaded books to the Kobo. Not sure.....

On 30 Jan 2017 2:56 p.m., "Kovid Goyal" <email address hidden> wrote:

> That indicates a corrupted db on the device, the usual fix for it is to
> log out and log in again on the Kobo which will cause it to rebuild the
> database.
>
> status invalid
>
> ** Changed in: calibre
> Status: New => Invalid
>
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> Title:
> Calibre error communicating with Kobo
>
> Status in calibre:
> Invalid
>
> Bug description:
> Running Calibre V2.77 on Macbook air and get the following error
> message:
>
> calibre, version 2.77.0
> ERROR: Error: Error communicating with device
>
> CantOpenError: unable to open database file
>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "site-packages/calibre/gui2/device.py", line 88, in run
> File "site-packages/calibre/gui2/device.py", line 506, in _books
> File "site-packages/calibre/devices/kobo/driver.py", line 1694, in
> books
> File "site-packages/calibre/devices/kobo/driver.py", line 161, in
> device_database_connection
> CantOpenError: CantOpenError: unable to open database file
>
> This is the first time I have tried connecting my Kobo to a MacBook,
> previously I used a PC Running Ubuntu
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