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Getting Started

First, you need to pick a shadowsocks server and client implementation. Any implementation below is compatible with each other.

CLI implementations

  • shadowsocks: The original Python implementation.
  • shadowsocks-libev: Lightweight C implementation for embedded devices and low end boxes. Very small footprint (several megabytes) for thousands of connections.
  • go-shadowsocks2: Go implementation focusing on core features and code reusability.
  • shadowsocks-rust: A rust port of shadowsocks.

Feature comparison

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TCP Fast Open
Multiuser
Management API
Redirect mode
Tunnel mode
UDP Relay
AEAD ciphers
Plugin

GUI Clients

Feature comparison

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System Proxy
CHNRoutes
PAC Configuration
Profile Switching
QR Code Scan
QR Code Generation

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