ebook-viewer [options] file

View an e-book.

Whenever you pass arguments to ebook-viewer that have spaces in them, enclose the arguments in quotation marks. For example: “/some path/with spaces”



Continue reading at the previously opened book


Detach from the controlling terminal, if any (Linux only)


Force reload of all opened books

--full-screen, --fullscreen, -f

If specified, the E-book viewer window will try to open full screen when started.

--help, -h

show this help message and exit


The position at which to open the specified book. The position is a location or position you can get by using the Go to->Location action in the viewer controls. Alternately, you can use the form toc:something and it will open at the location of the first Table of Contents entry that contains the string "something". The form toc-href:something will match the href (internal link destination) of toc nodes. The matching is exact, If you want to match a substring, use the form toc-href-contains:something. The form ref:something will use Reference mode references.


If specified, the E-book viewer window will try to come to the front when started.


show program's version number and exit