The Sword project.

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon May 13 18:04:15 UTC 2019

Tim here.  As I understand it, the SWORD project has several
front-ends including "Xiphos" (Gnome-based), "bibletime" (KDE-based),
and "diatheke" (CLI-based).  Those front-ends access the SWORD
back-end library which in turn accesses texts, dictionaries, and


On May 13, 2019, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hi!
> Is anyone here familiar with the Sword project?
> Are there pre-compiled versions that can be downloaded from the
> Debian repository or the Ubunt Repo? I know Xiphos can be installed
> Via the repo but  isn’t Xiphos part of Sword or is Sword part of
> Xiphos? I am a bit confused? Thanks in advance.
> /A
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