8/22/2006 REBComm version 0.4 has been released. A couple of issues have been fixed. It should now work with the latest 2.6 kernels.
6/19/2005 REBComm version 0.3 has been released. It should work with libusb 0.1.10a and 2.6 kernels.


REBComm is a command-line program for Linux for communicating with the RCA/Gemstar eBook reader device (model number REB1100). REBComm aims to provide the same functionality as the eBook Librarian (TM) software for Windows.

There was a similar-looking device made by Gemstar for a short period of time (model GEB1150). The GEB1150 uses a different protocol and file format; it's not currently compatible with rebcomm. Please email me if you would like to help me add support for it. The devices seem to be somewhat rare, so it's not currently a priority.



Warning: this is experimental software. It may or may not work, and could (in theory) cause damage to your device, your computer, or your files. Download and use AT YOUR OWN RISK. I can not be held responsible for any damage this program may cause.

Please email me if this program works (or doesn't work) for you. This will allow me to improve it.


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