Yes, it’s finally ready for Linux users. Windows and Mac Users, installers are coming out pretty soon.
In the meantime, we want Ubuntu users to take it for a spin and give us some feedback, you can leave your comments here on the blog or on the forums
Using bittorrent has never been easier in Linux, you can just drag the torrent files to the FrostWire window, or you can open directly an URL.
Download frostwire-4.13.1.deb here
(The .deb has been Updated like 4 times today, make sure your .deb file can produce this MD5 hash)
How to Install FrostWire 4.13.1 in Ubuntu or Debian based distro
You must have super user privileges, and the Sun’s JRE.
(See HOWTO install the JRE after this)
Then just do this with the .deb file you just downloaded:
sudo dpkg -i frostwire-4.13.1.i586.deb
That’s it. (Yes, this will work with AMD too, it was packaged on an AMD64!)
Now look for FrostWire on your Internet Menu, or Fire it up from a Console or from Alt+F2 by typing frostwire
How to install Java with apt-get
NOTE: If you don’t have Sun’s JRE, FrostWire won’t work.
Make sure your /etc/apt/sources.list has the multiverse enabled:
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu edgy multiverse
sudo apt-get install sun-java5-jre
Enjoy, and send your comments to this thread on the forum.