Install FrostWire 6.1.9 On 64 Bit Systems Using RPM Or DEB Packages

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 6.1.9, which brings the below changes:

  • New jlibtorrent 1.1.0.15
  • Shared maglnk url shortening not done with Bit.ly anymore.
  • Library now remembers your last media type selection for the next session.
  • New FrostWireInputDialog.

Install FrostWire on Linux

Installation instructions:

The FrostWire website provides deb and rpm packages for Linux systems, so installing the software on Linux is easy.

Just download the package for your system and install it via your system’s package manager.

How to install FrostWire on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Peppermint, LXLE and Linux Lite:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget "http://dl7.frostwire.com/frostwire/6.1.9/frostwire-6.1.9.all.deb" -O frostwire.all.deb
$ sudo gdebi frostwire.all.deb
$ rm frostwire.all.deb

Optional, to remove frostwire, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove frostwire

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

$ wget "http://dl2.frostwire.com/frostwire/6.1.9/frostwire-6.1.9.noarch.rpm"
$ sudo yum localinstall frostwire-6.1.9.noarch.rpm

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

$ sudo yum remove frostwire

How to install FrostWire on 64 bit OpenSUSE system:

$ wget "http://dl2.frostwire.com/frostwire/6.1.9/frostwire-6.1.9.noarch.rpm"
$ sudo zypper install frostwire-6.1.9.noarch.rpm

Optional, to remove FrostWire on OpenSUSE, do:

$ sudo zypper remove frostwire

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

$ wget "http://dl2.frostwire.com/frostwire/6.1.9/frostwire-6.1.9.noarch.rpm"
$ sudo urpmi frostwire-6.1.9.noarch.rpm

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

$ sudo urpme remove frostwire

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One comment on “Install FrostWire 6.1.9 On 64 Bit Systems Using RPM Or DEB Packages
  1. Gubatron says:

    Greetings from the FrostWire team!
    Thanks for sharing this.

    If you ever want an interview contact us at contact@frostwire.com

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