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Do you know any text based mind mapping tools for Ubuntu?

I.E. I would like to edit a text file (e.g. using vim) using a certain markup and then be able to convert it to a mind map (e.g. in png oder pdf format).

Do you know any tool that can do that?

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You can create mind maps using LaTeX packages, eg. with TikZ ( see http://www.texample.net/tikz/examples/computer-science-mindmap/ ) but this won't be easy to get started with, especially if you're not familiar with LaTeX.

Maybe you'll also find GNU-Clad interesting, It's only being used for trees though (as far as I know).

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Thanks FSMaxB, TikZ sounds very good. I'll give it a shot. –  Stardawn Nov 25 '13 at 15:35
    
It's very easy to use. Got my first mind map in only a couple of minutes. Awesome! –  Stardawn Nov 25 '13 at 15:45
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