linBMD2 has been tested on Fedora, Debian, OPENsuse, Linux Mint and Mageia, so it should run on any of their derivatives, including Ubuntu. For other Linux distributions, please contact
Download the linBMD2 User Manual
Before installing the program, please do read the user manual. It includes a step by step guide on how to use the program and describes the operational philosophy behind the program. It's in PDF format.
If you wish to use linBMD2, please send an email to , with your FreeBMD user name, your linux distribution, and your desktop eg gnome, XFCE, KDE, LXDE etc. You will receive an email with the linBMD2 installer attached, and your authorisation code. When you have received this email, download the installer to your PC (probably in Downloads, make it executable by opening a terminal and entering
chmod 0777 /path/to/download/linBMD2_install.shThen run the script as root using either sudo or su, and follow the on screen prompts.
For install help, corrections, suggestions, please email us at
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