Freemind in Ubuntu [ Concept mapping ]

To automated installation, use System->Administration->Synaptic Package Manager
Type in filter: ‘freemind’ mark for installation and Apply.

To do it manual:
Download from the following link , the files and follow steps primarily below.

Step #1.
saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
Add below lines to the end and save.
deb dapper main
deb dapper universe
deb dapper multiverse

Step #2.
saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install libcommons-lang-java
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
libcommons-lang-java is already the newest version.
libcommons-lang-java set to manually installed.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 52 not upgraded.

Step #3.
saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install librelaxng-datatype-java

saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~/Desktop$ sudo dpkg -i libforms-java_1.0.5-2_all.deb

Step #5.
saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~/Desktop$ sudo dpkg -i freemind_0.8.0-1_all.deb

Step #6.
Test installation :
saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~/Desktop$ /usr/share/freemind/

It works fine.

Installing plugins:
saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install rhino libbsf-java
Depends: libjaxp1.2-java
Open Synaptic Package Manager from System -> Administration and type libjaxp. In mine , it listed libjaxp1.3-java. Apply.
saffrongeek@saffrongeek-laptop:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install j2re1.4 libjcalendar-java


2 Responses to “Freemind in Ubuntu [ Concept mapping ]”

  1. Actually and AFAIK, FreeMind can NOT make Concept Maps, but just MIND maps instead. They are both DIFFERENT kind of maps.

  2. mind mapping is as a star, concept mapping islike a network , you can drawit with Freemind but it’smore simple to use cmaptools (university of Florida) or Vue (tufts University)freeware
    Pierre Mongin
    co-author of Boostez votre efficactité avec Freemind,Freeplane
    -[Téléchargez gratuitemen(free download of 40 pages ) t 40 pages de la seconde édition de Boostez votre efficacité avec Freemind, Freeplane et Xmind ,bien démarrer avec le mind mapping. Editions Eyrolles juillet 2010.-> Choisir l’onglet Extraits (choice Extracts)

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