FrostWire – Free Gnutella client

FrostWireFrostWire is a fork of the very popular LimeWire Gnutella client. Gnutella is a popular file sharing network. It is a huge network hosting approximately 2.2 million users. It has numerous files ranging from mp3s, movies, ebooks, applications, etc.

FrostWire is a free and open source software without all the nasty nags. It also has a built-in bittorrent client. Here the steps to install FrostWire on your Ubuntu Edgy.First you have to install J2SE Runtime Environment (JRE).

sudo apt-get install sun-java5-jre sun-java5-plugin

Then download the frostwire deb file and install it using dpkg.

wget -c
sudo dpkg -i FrostWire-4.10.9-2.i586.deb

That was so simple. You can run FrostWire by running Applications -> Internet -> FrostWire