Error communicating with device - using linux mint

Asked by Leslie Wilk on 2019-07-06

calibre, version 3.38.0
ERROR: Error: Error communicating with device

[Errno 30] Read-only file system: u'/media/les/Kindle/metadata.calibre'

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "site-packages/calibre/gui2/device.py", line 87, in run
  File "site-packages/calibre/gui2/device.py", line 510, in _books
  File "site-packages/calibre/devices/kindle/driver.py", line 410, in books
  File "site-packages/calibre/devices/usbms/driver.py", line 296, in books
  File "site-packages/calibre/devices/usbms/driver.py", line 448, in sync_booklists
  File "site-packages/calibre/devices/usbms/driver.py", line 445, in write_prefix
  File "site-packages/calibre/startup.py", line 140, in local_open
IOError: [Errno 30] Read-only file system: u'/media/les/Kindle/metadata.calibre'

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #1

Manfred Hampl suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #3041: “No support for Linux Mint”.

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