FreeMind Free Mind Mapping Software Installation

Freemind is a utility available in open source version. It is mainly developed for mind mapping purpose. We will start with one node which is located in the center as the main idea. It  can be developed further by adding another child nodes which contain items, data or information. Those child nodes will generally viewed as an integrated concept related with the parent node.

Freemind is written in Java and can be downloaded by the time this article is posted in 26th March 2016 in the following link.

We are going to give detail on freemind installation in Ubuntu 16.04. Basically, the installation itself involves downloading and extracting freemind and placing it in /opt directory. Below are the steps and details of installation :

  1. Download freemind in the following link.

We can get freemind by downloading it without any java bundling. But we have to make sure that the prerequisite which is needed for freemind to be executed properly is available. One of the most important thing is availability of java program or java runtime environment to be more specific. Assuming that we already know the direct link to download freemind, first of all, in every UNIX or Linux Distribution which has any download utilities such as ‘wget’, we can get freemind by executing the following command :

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