shadowsocks-python is the initial version written by @clowwindy. It aims to provide a simple-to-use and easy-to-deploy implementation with basic features of shadowsocks.
First, make sure you have Python 2.6 or 2.7.
$ python --version
Then install from PIP
$ pip install shadowsocks
Checkout the source codes and run the scripts directly.
shadowsocks-python is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.
shadowsocks-go is a state-of-the-art port written in Go language, designed for large-scale system. It implements the multi-ports-multi-password feature, which is suitable for paid service providers with user management and traffic statistics support. This port is maintained by @cyfdecyf.
go get to install the scripts.
$ go get github.com/shadowsocks/shadowsocks-go/cmd/shadowsocks-server
shadowsocks-go is licensed under the MIT license.
Go from Outline
outline-ss-server is the shadowsocks implementation used by the Outline Server, but it can be used standalone. Main features:
- Multiple users on a single port and multiple ports.
- Whitebox monitoring of the service using prometheus.io
- Live updates via config change + SIGHUP
- Prohibits unsafe access to localhost ports and usage of non-AEAD ciphers
Download pre-built binaries from the Github releases or build it from source:
go get github.com/Jigsaw-code/outline-ss-server
$(go env GOPATH)/bin/outline-ss-server -config=config.yml -metrics=127.0.0.1:9091
outline-ss-server is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.
C with libev
shadowsocks-libev is a lightweight and full featured port for embedded devices and low end boxes. It’s a pure C implementation and has a very small footprint (several megabytes) for thousands of connections. This port is maintained by @madeye.
shadowsocks-libev is available in the official repository for Debian 9(“Stretch”), unstable, Ubuntu 16.10 and later derivatives:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install shadowsocks-libev
For Debian Jessie users, please install it from jessie-backports:
sudo sh -c 'printf "deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian jessie-backports
main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jessie-backports.list'
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -t jessie-backports install shadowsocks-libev
shadowsocks-libev is shipped also in containers, which makes it a great choice if your cloud provider is Docker-ready or if you aim to build a scalable solution.
docker pull shadowsocks/shadowsocks-libev
docker run -e PASSWORD=<password> -p<server-port>:8388 -p<server-port>:8388/udp -d shadowsocks/shadowsocks-libev
More information about the image can be found here.
Build and install the project from source codes.
$ sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends build-essential autoconf libtool \
libssl-dev gawk debhelper dh-systemd init-system-helpers pkg-config asciidoc \
xmlto apg libpcre3-dev zlib1g-dev libev-dev libudns-dev libsodium-dev libmbedtls-dev libc-ares-dev automake
$ git clone https://github.com/shadowsocks/shadowsocks-libev.git
$ cd shadowsocks-libev
$ git submodule update --init
$ ./autogen.sh && ./configure && make
$ sudo make install
shadowsocks-libev is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3.0.
C++ with Qt
libQtShadowsocks is a lightweight and ultra-fast shadowsocks library written in C++ with Qt 5. The client
shadowsocks-libqss can be used in both client-side and server-side. This port is maintained by @librehat.
Download pre-built binaries from https://github.com/shadowsocks/libQtShadowsocks/releases
$ git clone https://github.com/shadowsocks/libQtShadowsocks.git
$ cd libQtShadowsocks
$ make -j4
$ sudo make install
libQtShadowsocks is licensed under the GNU Lesser General Public License, version 3.0
Net::Shadowsocks is an asynchronous, non-blocking Shadowsocks client and server Perl module maintained by @zhou0.
You need a Perl interpreter to execute Perl program. Any Unix like system , including Linux and Mac OS X, has Perl pre-installed. Windows does not have Perl installed by default, you need to install Strawberry Perl.The source code is available on CPAN and github. Download from CPAN https://metacpan.org/release/Net-Shadowsocks or download from github https://github.com/zhou0/shadowsocks-perl
On Unix like systems,either
$ perl Build.PL
$ ./Build test
$ ./Build install
$ perl Makefile.PL
$ make test
$ make install
You might need to change make to dmake or nmake depending on the compiler toolchain used on Windows. If You have cpan, you can also install using this command
$ cpan Net::Shadowsocks