swaylock - Man Page

Screen locker for Wayland

Synopsis

swaylock [options...]

Locks your Wayland session.

Options

-C,  --config <path>

The config file to use. By default, the following paths are checked: $HOME/.swaylock/config, $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/swaylock/config, and SYSCONFDIR/swaylock/config. All flags aside from this one are valid options in the configuration file using the format long-option=value. For options such as ignore-empty-password, just supply the long-option. All leading dashes should be omitted and the equals sign is required for flags that take an argument.

-d,  --debug

Enable debugging output.

-e,  --ignore-empty-password

When an empty password is provided, do not validate it.

-F,  --show-failed-attempts

Show current count of failed authentication attempts.

-f,  --daemonize

Detach from the controlling terminal after locking.

Note: this is the default behavior of i3lock.

-h,  --help

Show help message and quit.

-v,  --version

Show the version number and quit.

Appearance

-u,  --no-unlock-indicator

Disable the unlock indicator.

-i,  --image [[<output>]:]<path>

Display the given image, optionally only on the given output. Use -c to set a background color. If the path potentially contains a ':', prefix it with another

-k,  --show-keyboard-layout

Display the current xkb layout while typing.

-K,  --hide-keyboard-layout

Force hiding the current xkb layout while typing, even if more than one layout is configured or the show-keyboard-layout option is set.

-L,  --disable-caps-lock-text

Disable the Caps Lock text.

-l,  --indicator-caps-lock

Show the current Caps Lock state also on the indicator.

-s,  --scaling

Image scaling mode: stretch, fill, fit, center, tile, solid_color. Use solid_color to display only the background color, even if a background image is specified.

-t,  --tiling

Same as --scaling=tile.

-c,  --color <rrggbb[aa]>

Turn the screen into the given color instead of white. If -i is used, this sets the background of the image to the given color. Defaults to white (FFFFFF).

--bs-hl-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of backspace highlight segments.

--caps-lock-bs-hl-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of backspace highlight segments when Caps Lock is active.

--caps-lock-key-hl-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the key press highlight segments when Caps Lock is active.

--font <font>

Sets the font of the text.

--font-size <size>

Sets a fixed font size for the indicator text.

--indicator-idle-visible

Sets the indicator to show even if idle.

--indicator-radius <radius>

Sets the indicator radius. The default value is 50.

--indicator-thickness <thickness>

Sets the indicator thickness. The default value is 10.

--inside-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the inside of the indicator.

--inside-clear-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the inside of the indicator when cleared.

--inside-caps-lock-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the inside of the indicator when Caps Lock is active.

--inside-ver-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the inside of the indicator when verifying.

--inside-wrong-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the inside of the indicator when invalid.

--key-hl-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the key press highlight segments.

--layout-bg-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the background color of the box containing the layout text.

--layout-border-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the border of the box containing the layout text.

--layout-text-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the layout text.

--line-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the line between the inside and ring.

--line-clear-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the line between the inside and ring when cleared.

--line-caps-lock-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the line between the inside and ring when Caps Lock is active.

--line-ver-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the line between the inside and ring when verifying.

--line-wrong-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the line between the inside and ring when invalid.

-n,  --line-uses-inside

Use the inside color for the line between the inside and ring.

-r,  --line-uses-ring

Use the ring color for the line between the inside and ring.

--ring-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the ring of the indicator when typing or idle.

--ring-clear-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the ring of the indicator when cleared.

--ring-caps-lock-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the ring of the indicator when Caps Lock is active.

--ring-ver-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the ring of the indicator when verifying.

--ring-wrong-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the ring of the indicator when invalid.

--separator-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the lines that separate highlight segments.

--text-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the text.

--text-clear-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the text when cleared.

--text-caps-lock-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the text when Caps Lock is active.

--text-ver-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the text when verifying.

--text-wrong-color <rrggbb[aa]>

Sets the color of the text when invalid.

Authors

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

Info

2021-01-27