How to install aMule on Fedora 30 or Fedora Rawhide

aMule is an eMule-like client for the eD2k and Kademlia networks, supporting multiple platforms. Currently, aMule supports a wide variety of platforms and operating systems, it is entirely free and opensource. The source code is released under the GPL and includes no adware or spyware as is often found in proprietary P2P applications.

On mainstream systems like the current stable and supported versions of Fedora and Ubuntu, you can install it by a simple command or with a click on the Software application.

If you want to install aMule on unstable versions, you must do some additional clicks or commands. Here the instructions for Fedora 30 and Fedora Rawhide.

Install aMule on unstable Fedora system. The GUI procedure

First, you need to download and install the latest rpmfusion-free-release-stable rpm for your operating system:

Click on the correct link for your Fedora and select to open it with the Software Application. Then, click on the ‘Install’ button.

Second, you need to install the aMule rpm package.

Click on the correct link for your CPU and select to open it with the Software Application. Then, click on the ‘Install’ button.

And you have done.

Install aMule on unstable Fedora system. The CLI procedure

First, you need to download and install the latest rpmfusion-free-release-stable rpm for your operating system. To download from terminal:

$ wget http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-30.noarch.rpm # Fedora 30

$ wget http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-rawhide.noarch.rpm # Fedora Rawhide

And to install from terminal:

$ sudo rpm -Uvh rpmfusion-free-release-stable*rpm

Second, you need to install the aMule rpm package. From terminal:

$ wget http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/development/rawhide/Everything/x86_64/os/Packages/a/amule-2.3.2-17.fc30.x86_64.rpm # Fedora 64 bit

$ wget http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/development/rawhide/Everything/i386/os/Packages/a/amule-2.3.2-17.fc30.i686.rpm # Fedora 32 bit

Then, you need to effectively install it. Again from terminal:

$ sudo rpm -Uvh amule*rpm

And you have done.

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