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How to Install FrostWire on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this tutorial, We will show you how to completely install FrostWire on Ubuntu systems.

FrostWire is a free and open-source BitTorrent client first released in September 2004, as a fork of LimeWire. It was initially very similar to LimeWire in appearance and functionality, but over time developers added more features, including support for the BitTorrent protocol. In version 5, support for the Gnutella network was dropped entirely, and FrostWire became a BitTorrent-only client.

Install FrostWire on Ubuntu-APT method

Follow the steps below to get started with FrostWire :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • FrostWire package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via importing PPA repo as follows:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xtradeb/apps -y
  • Run the command below to reflect on PPA
sudo apt update -y
  • Then install FrostWire as shown below:
sudo apt install frostwire -y

Access FrostWire on Ubuntu

  • You can search on the system search bar by typing FrostWire as follows
  • You can also access it via CLI by running the following command:
frostwire

Now the FrostWire setup wizard will be appeared for you, click Next to start the installation

  • Select one of the two seeding options as follows then click Next
  • Select the APP language then click Next
  • You must select the “I will not use FrostWire for Copyright infringement” option to get started.
  • FrostWire will be launched as shown below

How to Remove (Uninstall) FrostWire

  • Remove FrostWire APT Method
sudo apt autoremove frostwire --purge -y

Install FrostWire -Conclusion

That’s it

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