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for filename in *.epub;do ebook-convert "$filename" "${filename%.epub}.mobi" --prefer-author-sort --output-profile=kindle --linearize-tables --smarten-punctuation --asciiize --enable-heuristics;done
find . -name '*.epub' -exec sh -c 'a={}; ebook-convert $a ${a%.epub}.mobi --still --more --options' \;
2011-04-21 22:03:01
User: joedhon
Functions: find sh
0

-exec sh -c 'var={}; do something with var' lets you do things in a sub-shell

while it's faster to type, I'm not sure if dozens of subshells execute quicker than the while loops.

find $PWD -type d | while read "D"; do cd "$D"; for filename in *.epub;do ebook-convert "$filename" "${filename%.epub}.mobi" --prefer-author-sort --output-profile=kindle --linearize-tables --smarten-punctuation --asciiize;done ;done
2011-04-19 15:51:50
User: rsimpson
Functions: cd find read
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finds all epub files in the current directory and all child directories and converts them to .mobi format.

all of the ebook-convert -options are optional; the only parameters you are required to pass are the incoming file and the outgoing file, with the extension.

Has been tested on Ubuntu 10.10

for filename in *.epub;do ebook-convert "$filename" "${filename%.epub}.mobi" --prefer-author-sort --output-profile=kindle --linearize-tables --smarten-punctuation --extra-css="/yourdir/calibre.css" --asciiize --enable-heuristics;done
2011-04-19 15:36:27
User: rsimpson
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all ebook-convert -options are optional. all you really need to pass ebook-convert is the incoming and outgoing names, with extensions.

Has been tested on Ubuntu 10.10