Linux - Setup ShadowSocks



How to setup Shadowsocks on Linux (Fedora/RHEL, Ubutnu, Arch)

1.

- Ubuntu users install it from PPA

# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hzwhuang/ss-qt5

# sudo apt-get update

# sudo apt-get install shadowsocks-qt5

- Fedora/RHEL users can install it from Copr Repository

# sudo dnf copr enable librehat/shadowsocks

# sudo dnf update

# sudo dnf install shadowsocks-qt5

There’s a shadowsocks-qt5 package in AUR repository, so Arch users can use yaourt package manager to install it.

# sudo yaourt -S shadowsocks-qt5

2.
Once installed, open up Shadowsocks > Connection Menu > Add > Manually

linux shadowsocks add server

3. Enter in the server settings
  -
Server Address = shadowsocks server address
  -
Port = 443
  -
Password = Enter in the password generated for you
  - Change Encryption to AES-256-CFB
  - Leave other settings as default

linux shadowsocks server settings

4. Seelct the new server you just setup > Connect
linux shadowsocks connect to server

5. Go to your web browser settings into the Proxy options (FireFox shown below)
  - Set your SOCKS Host to 127.0.0.1 and port 1080
linux shadowsocks browser setup
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