aMule is a free peer-to-peer file sharing client that connects to Kad and eDonkey networks, the features of aMule are similar to that of eDonkey.
To install aMule on Ubuntu 11.04/10.10/10.04, launch the Terminal and issue this command:
sudo apt-get install amule amule-utils amule-gnome-support
On your first use of aMule, kad and ed2k servers will be updated automatically. If the firewall blocks the application, then disable it or add a new rule in the configuration file of your firewall.
Also, if you connect to the Inetrnet via a router, you need to allow the following ports for your IP address:
- 4665 UDP
- 4672 UDP
- 4662 TCP