Ubuntu and Debian Download
If you are using Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala), please install Xiphos using Synaptic or "sudo apt-get install xiphos" from the command line. There is no need to follow the instructions below.
There are packages available for Ubuntu at the CrossWire packagers repository including libsword and Xiphos 3.1.1. Several Ubuntu releases are supported in both 32 and 64 bit packages.