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LANGDRILL(1) General Commands Manual LANGDRILL(1)


langdrill - simple program to test your vocabulary in foreign languages


langdrill [file]


This manual page documents briefly the langdrill commands. langdrill is a simple program for testing your vocabulary. It has complete support for internationalized text and can display languages such as Japanese, Hebrew, Russian and many more. The program was inspired by JavaDrill but the author (Ionutz Borcoman) thinks that langdrill has some improvements: while JavaDrill can handle one definition file at a time, langdrill can handle many definitions sections from a single file.

The default definition file for langdrill default.drill is located by default in one of the following directories:



depending on the system being Debian GNU/Linux or not. Adding a file on the command line, forces langdrill to use that file instead of the default one.

langdrill uses GTK 2 and VDK 2.


There are no options for langdrill, except the optional description file.


This manual page was written by Ionutz Borcoman <> for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution because the original program did not have a manual page. It is currently maintained by Sam Hocevar <>.