How To Install FrostWire 5.7.7 On Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia, OpenMandriva And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, FrostWire is a free, open-source, cross-platform BitTorrent application, running on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows.

The latest version available is FrostWire 5.7.7, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes and fixes:

  • New: VPN connection status indicator.
  • New: Stop media playback by long pressing play/pause button.
  • Fix: Freeze when opening FrostWire from the first time out of clicking on a magnet link or .torrent file.
  • Fix: Bug where files couldn’t be played with the main player button.
  • Fix: Bug where the speaker icon on the library would still show after the media player had stopped.
  • Fix: Bug after 5.7.5 in which the buttons of the Create Torrent dialog were not visible unless the window was resized.
  • Fixes issue on Linux when player window pixel translucency could not be set.
  • Fixes issue where user could not create new playlist by dropping songs from existing playlist into ‘New Playlist’ list item in the library.
  • Updated MigLayout source code to version 4.0

how to install FrostWire 5.7.7 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Linux Lite, Deepin, Debian, Kwheezy, Crunchbang, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva

In this article I will show you how to install FrostWire 5.7.7 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Linux Lite, Deepin, Debian, Kwheezy, Crunchbang, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva systems.

For Ubuntu, Debian and derivatives, the frostwire deb package is available via sourceforge, so we have to download the package from there and install it via command-line. I prefer gdebi over dpkg, due to the fact that it also handles dependencies.

How to install FrostWire 5.7.7 on both 32 bit and 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Linux Lite, Debian, Kwheezy and Crunchbang systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget dl.frostwire.com/frostwire/5.7.7/frostwire-5.7.7.all.deb
$ sudo gdebi frostwire-5.7.7.all.deb

Optional, to remove FrostWire, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove frostwire

For Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva systems, the rpm package can be also downloaded from sourceforge and installed via command-line.

How to install FrostWire 5.7.7 on both 32 bit and 64 bit Fedora and CentOS systems:

$ wget http://dl.frostwire.com/frostwire/5.7.7/frostwire-5.7.7.noarch.rpm
$ sudo yum localinstall frostwire-5.7.7.noarch.rpm

Optional, to remove FrostWire on Fedora and CentOS, do:

$ sudo yum remove frostwire

How to install FrostWire 5.7.7 on both 32 bit and 64 bit OpenSUSE systems:

$ wget http://dl.frostwire.com/frostwire/5.7.7/frostwire-5.7.7.noarch.rpm
$ sudo zypper install frostwire-5.7.7.noarch.rpm

Optional, to remove FrostWire on OpenSUSE, do:

$ sudo zypper remove frostwire

How to install FrostWire 5.7.7 on both 32 bit and 64 bit Mageia and OpenMandriva systems:

$ wget http://dl.frostwire.com/frostwire/5.7.7/frostwire-5.7.7.noarch.rpm
$ sudo urpmi frostwire-5.7.7.noarch.rpm

Optional, to remove FrostWire on Mageia and OpenMandriva, do:

$ sudo urpme remove frostwire

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