Installing ShadowSocks

First, login to your server command terminal to install python pip and use pip to install shadowsocks. m2crypto will make encryption a little faster. Use the commands below to do so.


sudo yum install m2crypto python-setuptools
sudo easy_install pip
sudo pip install shadowsocks


sudo apt-get install python-pip python-m2crypto
sudo pip install shadowsocks

Once done, create a configuration file with a command line text editor like nano.

sudo nano /etc/shadowsocks.json

Paste the following text into the text file.


Replace with your server's information, save the text file and close the editor. After that, start the ShadowSocks server using this command.

sudo ssserver -c /etc/shadowsocks.json -d start


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