Public bug reported:

I am using Ubuntu 17.10 (I have both Ubuntu and Xubuntu installed) and
I've noticed that calibre doesn't provide any desktop entries at
/usr/share/applications, so the application is not shown in desktop's
menu or as a choice to open an epub file with it.

If I'm not mistaken, I remember that at the previous releases, desktop
entries existed for both Calibre and Ebook-Viewer. Hope, this get fixed
before the final Ubuntu 17.10 release (if this change is an upstream
thing, then maybe you can add those desktop entries manually in the

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: calibre 3.4.0+dfsg-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.11.0-13.19-generic 4.11.12
Uname: Linux 4.11.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.6-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Sun Aug  6 18:45:57 2017
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-08-04 (1 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Alpha amd64 (20170804)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: calibre
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

** Affects: calibre (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug artful

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