swaylock man page

swaylock — Screen locker for sway


swaylock [options]

Lock the current sway session.


-h, --help

Show help message and quit.

-c, --color <rrggbb[aa]>

Turn the screen into the given color instead of white. If an image is in use, also enables color display.

-i, --image [<output>:]<path>

Display the given image, optionally only on the given output.

-s, --scaling

Scaling mode for images: stretch, fill, fit, center, or tile.

-t, --tiling

Same as --scaling=tile.

-u, --no-unlock-indicator

Disable the unlock indicator.

-v, --version

Show the version number and quit.

--socket <path>

Use the specified socket path. Otherwise, swaymsg will ask sway where the socket is (which is the value of $SWAYSOCK, then of $I3SOCK).


Maintained by Drew DeVault <sir@cmpwn.com>, who is assisted by other open source contributors. For more information about sway development, see https://github.com/SirCmpwn/sway.