How to Install XMind Linux Mint 17 LTS GNU/Linux

January 25, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

XMind Install Linux Mint 17

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install XMind in Linux Mint 17 Qiana/Rebecca/Rafaela/Rosa LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux.

And XMind for Linux Mint is an Open-Source Brainstorm and Mind Mapping Software with Premium Features.

Mind Map structure in XMind contains a root in the center, with main Branches radiating from it.
Besides the basic Mind Map structure, XMind also offers Org-chart, Tree-chart, Logic-chart, etc. These charts will play important roles under various circumstances.

Furthermore, here is Described the XMind Installation Procedure for both: Local and System-Wide.

Finally, included inside the article you’ll find instructions on How to Getting-Started with XMind on Linux Mint.

Especially Relevant: XMind 8 for Linux have a Known Issue so Better >> Install XMind Zen!

How to Install XMind Linux Mint 17 LTS - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install XMind Linux Mint 17 LTS - Open Terminal
  2. How to Download XMind for GNU/Linux System

    XMind Linux 32/64-bit
  3. Then Extract into /tmp
    Eventually Double-Click to Open with Archive Manager

    How to Install XMind Linux Mint 17 LTS - Extraction

    Or from Shell:

    unzip -d /tmp/xmind ~/Downloads/xmind*.zip
  4. Next to Install XMind Dependencies for Linux Mint

    sudo /tmp/
  5. And to Setup XMind on Linux Mint
    Locally for 64bit:

    mv /tmp/xmind $HOME/XMind

    And Full System:

    sudo mv /tmp/xmind /opt/XMind
  6. Give Execution Permissions to the configurarion Directory

    chmod +x $HOME/XMind/XMind_amd64/configuration


    sudo chmod +x /opt/XMind/XMind_amd64/configuration
  7. Edit Configuration File
    Here I Show only for the Global Setup, for the Local Amend the Commands consequently…
    So now to Amend with the ‘nano’ Editor do:

    sudo nano /opt/XMind/XMind_amd64/XMind.ini

    Then Change Line 2 as:


    Again on Line 4 Set:


    Change [Username] with the Output of this Command:


    Ctrl + x to Save & Exit from nano Editor ;)

  8. Follow Setting Up Fonts
    This is Valid either for Local than System.
    So First Make the Directory with:

    sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/truetype/xmind

    Now Copy Fonts:

    sudo cp -R /opt/XMind/fonts/* /usr/share/fonts/truetype/xmind/

    Finally, Refresh the Font Cache:

    sudo fc-cache -f
  9. Again Make a Shortcut
    For 64-bit and Local Setup:

    echo "$HOME/XMind/XMind_amd64/XMind" > $HOME/.bashrc

    Instead, for a System Wide:

    sudo ln -s /opt/XMind/XMind_amd64/XMind /usr/local/bin/
  10. Create an XMind Launcher for Easy-Starting

    Making Launcher for Linux Mint
  11. How to Getting-Started with XMind on Linux

    XMind Getting-Started Examples
  12. How to Install XMind Linux Mint 17 LTS - XMind Welcome

    So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Install XMind on Linux Mint 17!

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