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How to install XMind 8 on generic Linux

Add by Mohammad Riza Nurtam | Dec 12, 2016 16:49  14025 |  857
How to install XMind 8 on generic Linux
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How to install XMind 8 on generic Linux
1 Prepare files
1.1 Download from http://www.xmind.net/download/linux/
2 Extract
2.1 unzip xmind-8-linux.zip -d xmind
3 Move to /opt/
3.1 sudo mv xmind /opt/
4 Prepare directories
4.1 Allow writes to configuration directory
4.1.1 sudo chmod a+w /opt/xmind/XMind_amd64/configuration
5 Edit configuration file /opt/xmind/XMind_amd64/XMind.ini
5.1 Line2 change: ./configuration
5.1.1 /opt/xmind/Xmind_amd64/configuration
5.2 Line 4 change: ../workspace
5.2.1 /home/USERNAME/workspace
5.3 Line 6 & 8 change: ../plugins
5.3.1 ../plugins
6 Prepare fonts
6.1 Create fonts directory
6.1.1 sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/truetype/xmind
6.2 Copy fonts
6.2.1 sudo cp -R /opt/xmind/fonts/* /usr/share/fonts/truetype/xmind/
6.3 Refresh font cache
6.3.1 sudo fc-cache -f
7 Create menu item
7.1 Create file /usr/share/applications/xmind.desktop
7.1.1 [Desktop Entry] Comment=Create and share mind maps. Exec=/opt/xmind/$(DIR)/XMind %F Name=XMind Terminal=false Type=Application Categories=Office; Icon=xmind
7.2 Refresh gnome-shell if needed
7.2.1 Press [Alt]+[F]
7.2.2 type r
7.2.3 Press [Enter]
8 Done

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