How To Install FrostWire 6.0.8 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 6.0.8, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes and fixes:

  • Significant improvements in search result availability.
  • Faster Bitsnoop, Extratorrent and KAT individual file search results.
  • Reduced use of DHT network for search.
  • Faster torrent download start time.
  • Fixes download error on some Archive.org search results.
  • Fixes Yify search.
  • Misc fixes in Library functionality.
  • Crash fixes.

how to install FrostWire 6.0.8 on 64 bit (amd64/x86_64) Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Linux Lite, Deepin, Debian, Kwheezy, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva

In this article I will show you how to install FrostWire 6.0.8 on 64 bit (amd64/x86_64) Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Linux Lite, Deepin, Debian, Kwheezy, 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 6.0.8 on both 64 bit Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, LXLE, Elementary OS, Peppermint, Linux Lite, Debian and Kwheezy systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget "sourceforge.net/projects/frostwire/files/FrostWire 6.x/6.0.8/frostwire-6.0.8.amd64.deb"
$ sudo gdebi frostwire-6.0.8.amd64.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 6.0.8 on 64 bit Fedora and CentOS systems:

$ wget "sourceforge.net/projects/frostwire/files/FrostWire 6.x/6.0.8/frostwire-6.0.8.x86_64.rpm"
$ sudo yum localinstall frostwire-6.0.8.x86_64.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 "sourceforge.net/projects/frostwire/files/FrostWire 6.x/6.0.8/frostwire-6.0.8.x86_64.rpm"
$ sudo zypper install frostwire-6.0.8.x86_64.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 "sourceforge.net/projects/frostwire/files/FrostWire 6.x/6.0.8/frostwire-6.0.8.x86_64.rpm"
$ sudo urpmi frostwire-6.0.8.x86_64.rpm

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

$ sudo urpme remove frostwire

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