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-====Sway==== +===== Sway =====
-{{:sway.png?450|Sway}}+
  
-{{:page_under_construction.jpg?200|Public Domain Image}} Pardon our dust. Coming soon.+   Sway is available from Debian repository now
  
 +"Sway is a tiling Wayland compositor and a drop-in replacement for the i3 window manager for X11. It works with your existing i3 configuration and supports most of i3’s features, plus a few extras. "
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 +==== Installation ====
 +
 +=== Sparky 6 ===
 +
 +Sway can be installed on Debian 10 "Bullseye" / Sparky 6 "Po Tolo" via the command:
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 +  sudo apt install sway
 +
 +=== Sparky 7 ===
 +
 +Installation Sway on Sparky 7 "Orion Belt" based on Debian "Bookworm", can be done via APTus AppCenter-> Desktop-> Sway icon (recommended way) or installing the meta package:
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 +  sudo apt install sparky-desktop-sway
 +
 +or just the "sway" package.
 +
 +==== Usage ====
 +
 +The full installation via APTus AppCenter comes with basic configuration and a few tools, such as:
 +
 +– Alacritty – a terminal emulator for Wayland
 +
 +– bemenu – lets you launch an application; it can be started via left bottom icon or a shotcut: mod+d
 +
 +– Swaylock – a desktop lock for Wayland
 +
 +– Swayidle – an idle management daemon for Wayland
 +
 +– Xbacklight – a simple utility to set the backlight level
 +
 +– nmtui – a CLI network manager
 +
 +– Xwayland – lets you launch some applications from X window server
 +
 +– and a few small apps
 +
 +{{:sparky7-sway.png?400|Sway on Sparky 7}}
  
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sway.txt · Last modified: 2021/10/04 15:27 by pavroo