Shadowsocks, as an alternative to VPNs, has been quite popular in recent years, especially in countries such as China where VPN traffic constantly gets blocked or interrupted. Many people believe Shadowsocks is more stable and more reliable than VPN in those countries. In this article, we will discuss how to set up and use Shadowsocks […]
This is a tutorial on how to setup a Shadowsocks server on DigitalOcean. We have another tutorial on setting a Shadowsocks server on Amazon AWS EC2 if you are interested. While setting up Shadowsocks on DigitalOcean can be quite easy and might only take 20 minutes, this process does require you have some technical skills, such […]
In this tutorial, I will show you how to setup a Shadowsocks server on Amazon EC2. Please note: this is a quite advanced tutorial for technical guys (or gals) who feel comfortable with doing things such as using Linux commands, setting up linux servers, using SSH and using the vi editor etc. It’s also required that you already have a Amazon Web Services (AWS) account. We will create a AWS EC2 micro instance running Ubuntu.