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.
$ git clone https://github.com/shadowsocks/shadowsocks.git
$ cd shadowsocks
$ python setup.py
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.
Download archives from http://dl.chenyufei.info/shadowsocks/.
go get to install the scripts.
$ go get github.com/shadowsocks/shadowsocks-go/cmd/shadowsocks-server
shadowsocks-go is licensed under the MIT license.
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.
First, add the GPG public key to your system:
$ wget -O- http://shadowsocks.org/debian/1D27208A.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
Install the binaries by adding each of the following repositories to your system.
On Debian Wheezy, Ubuntu 12.04 or any distribution with libssl > 1.0.0
$ echo "deb http://shadowsocks.org/debian wheezy main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
On Debian Squeeze, Ubuntu 11.04, or any distribution with libssl > 0.9.8, but < 1.0.0
$ echo "deb http://shadowsocks.org/debian squeeze main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
$ apt-get update
$ apt-get install shadowsocks-libev
Build and install the project from source codes.
$ git clone https://github.com/shadowsocks/shadowsocks-libev.git
$ cd shadowsocks-libev
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential autoconf libtool libssl-dev
$ ./configure && make
$ 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