FrostWire 5.1.4

frostwireFrostWire 5.1.4 for Mandriva Linux 2010.2 & 2011.0

A great BitTorrent and Gnutella (G/G2) filesharing client program

Ottimo programma di filesharing su reti Torrent e Gnutella (G/G2)

en18 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. Released under the GNU General Public License, FrostWire is free software.



* Completely Free & Open Source!
* Faster Download Speeds
* No Spyware. No Adware. Guaranteed.
* iTunes™ Compatible!
* BTIH Magnet Torrent Downloads
* Friendly Online Chat Rooms
* Improved BitTorrent Technology
* Even More Connections
* New & Improved Skins

it Nato da una costola o fork di LimeWire, da cui si differenzia per essere una proposta senza versioni a pagamento, e quindi completamente free in una unica versione completa di tutto.

Interfaccia molto completa e ricca di opzioni tra le più svariate, e personalizzabile in tante lingue, tra cui anche l’italiano.

Il programma per il suo buon funzionamento necessita, come il vuze, di Java Sun, preferibilmente ver 1.6.0, configurato correttamente come predefinito con il comando da root:

alternatives --config java

avendo cura di scegliere il numero giusto che corrisponde al Java Sun.











New Features include:

Right click on a tab and you’ll have the option to hide or show any of the FrostWire tabs right there.

Automatic .torrent sharing has been reimplemented to correctly share .torrent files you use, thus enabling more torrent metadata file content on the gnutella network as FrostWire 5.1.4 and further versions is adopted by the community.

Being a BitTorrent client it was unnatural not having a .torrent file search.
The more the community uses FrostWire for BitTorrent, the more search results will be available under this search type.

Other important updates for this first release of 2010 include bugfixes on Theme Handling, the Console Tab dissapearing, a lot of code cleanup, 2 reported crashes fixed and a slightly smaller


Porting: NicCo