Dot

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Dot is a program from the graphviz package to draw graphs. It can, among other usages, be used to create MindMaps.

Mindmap

Here's how you create a mindmap with dot:

source.txt

digraph "Wikimap" {
  "OS" -> "OpenSource"
  "OpenSource" -> "Linux"
  "OpenSource" -> "BSD"
  "BSD" -> "NetBSD"
  "BSD" -> "FreeBSD"
}

create the graphical map

$ dot -Tps -o mindmap.ps source.txt

view the graphical map

$ konqueror mindmap.ps