Install FrostWire 5.6.9 In Elementary OS ‘Luna’/ Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Install FrostWire 5.6.9 In Elementary OS ‘Luna’/ Ubuntu / Linux Mint

FrostWire is a peer-to-peer file sharing program for the gnutella and BitTorrent protocols. FrostWire is written in Java, and is a fork of LimeWire, another popular gnutella client from which it was originally born.

FrostWire is supported on most platforms, Android, Linux, Windows and Mac. FrostWire 5.6.9 is the current version.



– Send Large Files and Folders
– Full featured BitTorrent client
– Sends downloaded files to iTunes
– Magnet Link compatible
– Search SoundCloud and Archive
– Built-in Video Player
– Wi-Fi sharing for Mac, PC, Android
– Search inside .torrents and the cloud
– No Spyware.
– Guaranteed.
– Internet Radio support
– New Media Library and Audio Player
– Completely Free & Open Source!

Installing FrostWire In Ubuntu / Elementary OS / Linux Mint

$ wget
$ sudo dpkg -i frostwire-5.6.9.all.deb

When there are dependency problems, Run the command below to fix them

$ sudo apt-get install -f



For other distros, check FrostWire Downloads. You can also download the tarball and compile from source here

  • gubatron

    When you have a chance, please fix the description of FrostWire as it no longer supports the gnutella protocol, it’s only a BitTorrent client and Cloud client.