How to install V2Ray
on Arch Linux

V2Ray

Darien Raymond (v2ray)
  • Darien Raymond (v2ray)

An unified platform for anti-censorship.

V2Ray helps to build your own private network. It supports various proxy protocols such as Socks5, HTTP, VMess and Shadowsocks. It also provides internal routing mechansim to dynamically accelarate your connection.

Details for V2Ray

License
Proprietary
Last updated
1 November 2018

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install V2Ray

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install V2Ray

To install V2Ray, simply use the following command:

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Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

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