This simple tutorial will show you how to install the latest FrostWire 5.5.5 or 4.21.8 in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, 12.10 Quantal, 12.04 Precise.

FrostWire is a high quality, FREE peer-to-peer application. It’s core is based on LimeWire but it also supports bittorrent. With FrostWire, you can download your favorite music in a file format named MP3. In addition, FrostWire allows you to download your favorite videos; and the FrostWire program also has a media player to listen, or watch the videos.


To install FrostWire in Ubuntu:

1. Download the Deb package and double-click to install, it’ll add the GETDEB repository.

2. Hit Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, copy and paste this command and run to update app repository:

sudo apt-get update


3. To install the FrostWire 5.5.5:

sudo apt-get install frostwire


If you hate the latest version, install the 4.21.8 instead:

sudo apt-get install frostwire4

Once installed, search for and launch it from the Unity Dash.