Sway on Arch

Sway on Arch

Sway is 100% compatible with i3, aside from several features that only make sense with X11.

Installation

sway can be installed with the sway package. You may also install swaylock and swayidle to lock your screen and set up an idle manager. Polkit can make configuration with swayidle simpler. Install optional packages from i3 and wayland for more functionality.

pacman -S sway swaylock swayidle dmenu i3status xorg-server-xayland

Configure

Keymap

For non-US keyboards a keymap is needed. Adding the input below worked for me that are using a Swedish keyboard.

input * {
  xkb_layout se
}

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