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This tutorial is going to show you how to set up Shadowsocks proxy server on Ubuntu. Shadowsocks is a lightweight, fast, and secure Socks5 proxy to bypass Internet censorship. We will learn how to set up the server-side and how to configure the desktop client on Ubuntu. There are many implementations of Shadowsocks , this tutorial shows you how to use Shadowsocks-libev, because. SSH into your remote Ubuntu server. Shadowsocks-libev is included in Ubuntu repository since Ubuntu It may be missing on your Ubuntu server.
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A good deal of what is described here can be automated by using the ssh-copy-id command, rather than manually copying and installing public keys. First, you create a git user account and a. Again, the public keys look something like this:. Now, you can set up an empty repository for them by running git init with the --bare option, which initializes the repository without a working directory:. Then, John, Josie, or Jessica can push the first version of their project into that repository by adding it as a remote and pushing up a branch. Note that someone must shell onto the machine and create a bare repository every time you want to add a project. You should note that currently all these users can also log into the server and get a shell as the git user.