Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· bt3gl

Mind Maps! Setting Up Xmind in Fedora 20

Download the XMind debian package from

Open a terminal and change it to a sandbox folder and:

$ ar -x xmind-x.x.x.xx.deb
$ tar -xf data.tar.gz
$ sudo mv share/applications/xmind.desktop /usr/share/applications/
$  sudo mv share/mime/packages/xmind.xml /usr/share/mime/packages/
$  sudo mv local/xmind/ /opt/
$ sudo update-mime-database /usr/share/mime/

Change /usr/local to /opt in the desktop file:

$ sudo subl /usr/share/applications/xmind.desktop

Make a link to your bin (so you can call from ALT+F2 or terminal):

$ sudo ln -s /opt/xmind/XMind /usr/local/bin/xmind

Try it!

$ xmind