Mindmapping using Semantik on KDE Linux

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This report aims to try out one of the mindmapping software where this report is my undergraduate assignment in the 2013 on Technology Application for Education course and I translated the original Indonesian to English myself. This assignment has never been published anywhere and I, as the author and copyright holder, license this assignment customized CC-BY-SA where anyone can share, copy, republish, and sell on the condition that to include my name as the author and notify that the original and open version available here.

Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Background

Mind maps are usually drawn manually, usually on paper, on a chalkboard or elsewhere. How to make a mind map on a computer? Recently a type of software, namely mindmapping software was written. The mind mapping software that will be discussed is Semantik. Semantik is a mindmapping software on Linux KDE. Why choose Semantik? Because Semantik is a new software currently on Linux KDE.

1.2 Objective

Try minemapping software

1.3 Question

  1. What features are available in Semantik?
  2. How mindmaps can Semantik generate?

Chapter 2 Literature Review

Mindmap consists of 2 words, namely “mind” and “map”. Mind is everything that is on our mind. Map is a map that has a path to reach a place. A mindmap is a mapping of thoughts.

  1. CMAP Tools
  2. Compendium
  3. Docear
  4. Edraw Mindmap
  5. FreeMind
  6. Semantik
  7. Mindmup
  8. etc.

Chapter 3 Discussion

3.1 Semantik Installation on Linux KDE

Instal Semantik online using apt (advanced packaging tool) by typing “apt-get install semantik”.

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3.2 Features in Semantik

To start, right click and select insert child.

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3.3 Example of the results of making a mindmap with Semantik

The following is an example of making an OSI layer and Web 2.0 mindmap.

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Chapter 4 Closing

4.1 Conclusion

The conclusion that can be reached in this report is that Semantic software is sufficient for making a mindmap. Semantics is also open source software and is still developing. In the future, we hope that Semantics will add other features, such as flash animation.

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