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How do you make more than one library?

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I have a lot of ebooks, and want them in different libraries. Like Series, DND, StarWars, etc. Otherwise, it’s just a huge long list of books (I have over 5,000) I tried Googling it, and came across kovidgoyal saying “you specify them on the command line when running calibre-server https://manual.calibre-ebook.com/gen...re-server.html

but that page has nothing about multiplie libraries.

Otherwise, your guide was flawless, and I was able to create a single library, and dumped all my books in (Boy, it took a long time to add them with the “add” command. LOL


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Hi there,

As far as I can see in the official documentation, the library folder and all its contents make up what is called a calibre library and you can have multiple such libraries. To manage the libraries, click the calibre icon on the toolbar. You can create new libraries, remove/rename existing ones and switch between libraries easily.

You could try following step 2 from the tutorial and create a second library folder:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-create-a-calibre-ebook-server-on-ubuntu-18-04#step-2-—-creating-a-library-and-adding-your-first-book

Let me know how it goes! Regards, Bobby