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NAME
       i3lock-color - improved screen locker

SYNOPSIS
       i3lock  [-v] [-n] [-b] [-i image.png] [-c color]	[-t] [-p pointer] [-u]
       [-e] [-f] [-m]

DESCRIPTION
       i3lock-color is a simple	screen locker like slock. After	 starting  it,
       you will	see a white screen (you	can configure the color/an image). You
       can return to your screen by entering your password.

FEATURES
       o i3lock	forks, so you can combine it with an alias to suspend  to  RAM
	 (run  "i3lock	&& echo	mem > /sys/power/state"	to get a locked	screen
	 after waking up your computer from suspend to RAM)

       o You can specify either	a background color or a	PNG image  which  will
	 be displayed while your screen	is locked.

       o You can specify whether i3lock	should bell upon a wrong password.

       o i3lock	uses PAM and therefore is compatible with LDAP,	etc.

OPTIONS
       -v, --version
	      Display the version of your i3lock

       -n, --nofork
	      Don't fork after starting.

       -b, --beep
	      Enable beeping. Be sure to not do	this when you are about	to an-
	      noy other	people,	like when opening your laptop in a boring lec-
	      ture.

       -u, --no-unlock-indicator
	      Disable the unlock indicator. i3lock will	by default show	an un-
	      lock indicator after pressing keys. This will give feedback  for
	      every  keypress  and  it	will  show  you	 the current PAM state
	      (whether your password is	currently being	verified or whether it
	      is wrong).

       -i path,	--image=path
	      Display the given	PNG image instead of a blank screen.

       --raw=format
	      Read  the	 image given by	--image	as a raw image instead of PNG.
	      The argument is the image's format as <width>x<height>:<pixfmt>.
	      The  supported  pixel  formats  are:  'native',  'rgb',  'xrgb',
	      'rgbx', 'bgr', 'xbgr', and 'bgrx'.  The  "native"	 pixel	format
	      expects  a  pixel	 as a 32-bit (4-byte) integer in the machine's
	      native endianness, with the upper	8 bits unused.	Red, green and
	      blue are stored in the remaining bits, in	that order.

	      Example:
		   --raw=1920x1080:rgb
	      You  can use ImageMagickas convert(1) program to feed raw	images
	      into i3lock:

		   convert wallpaper.jpg RGB:- | i3lock	--raw 3840x2160:rgb --image /dev/stdin
	      This allows you to load  a  variety  of  image  formats  without
	      i3lock  having to	support	each one explicitly.  You can also use
	      it to resize images to the screen	ratio:

		   convert wallpaper.jpg -resize $(xdpyinfo | grep dimensions |	sed -r 's/^[^0-9]*([0-9]+x[0-9]+).*$/1/') RGB:-	| i3lock --raw $(xdpyinfo | grep dimensions | sed -r 's/^[^0-9]*([0-9]+x[0-9]+).*$/1/'):rgb --image /dev/stdin
	      Note   that   $(xdpyinfo	 |   grep   dimensions	 |   sed    -r
	      's/^[^0-9]*([0-9]+x[0-9]+).*$/1/')  gets	you the	current	screen
	      dimensions in the	wxh (e.g. 1920x1080) format.

       -c rrggbbaa, --color=rrggbbaa
	      Turn the screen into the given color  instead  of	 white.	 Color
	      must  be	given  in  4-byte  format:  rrggbbaa (i.e. ff0000ff is
	      opaque red).  Use	the last byte for alpha. Setting this below FF
	      (i.e. ff000088) will allow your screen to	be shown translucently
	      if you use a compositor (e.g. compton, xcompmgr).

       -t, --tiling
	      If an image is specified (via -i)	 it  will  display  the	 image
	      tiled all	over the screen.

	      Note: For	all image options, with	a multi-monitor	setup, the im-
	      age is visible on	all screens.

       -C, --centered
	      If an image is specified (via -i)	it will	display	the image cen-
	      tered on the screen.

       -F, --fill
	      If  an image is specified	(via -i) it will scale the image until
	      it fills the screen. A portion of	the image will be cropped.

       -M, --max
	      If an image is specified (via -i)	it will	scale the image	 until
	      either  the  width  or  the height fits the screen without being
	      cropped. The border color	can be set via -c.

       -L, --scale
	      If an image is specified (via -i)	it will	stretch	the image  un-
	      til both the width and the height	fits the screen.

       -p win|default, --pointer=win|default
	      If  you  specify	"default",  i3lock  does  not  hide your mouse
	      pointer. If you specify "win", i3lock displays a hardcoded  Win-
	      dows-Pointer (thus enabling you to mess with your	friends	by us-
	      ing a screenshot of a Windows desktop as a locking-screen).

       -e, --ignore-empty-password
	      When an empty password is	provided by the	user, do not  validate
	      it.  Without this	option,	the empty password will	be provided to
	      PAM and, if invalid, the user will have to wait  a  few  seconds
	      before  another  try.  This can be useful	if the XF86ScreenSaver
	      key is used to put a laptop to sleep and bounce on resume	or  if
	      you happen to wake up your computer with the enter key.

       -f, --show-failed-attempts
	      Show the number of failed	attempts, if any.

       --debug
	      Enables  debug  logging.	 Note, that this will log the password
	      used for authentication to stdout.

i3lock-color OPTIONS
       -S number, --screen=number
	      Specifies	which display to draw the unlock indicator  and	 clock
	      on.  By  default,	 they'll be placed on every screen.  Note that
	      this number is zero indexed. The ordering	is dependent on	 libx-
	      inerama.

       -B sigma, --blur=sigma
	      Captures the screen and blurs it using the given sigma (radius).
	      Images may still be overlaid over	the blurred screenshot.	 As an
	      alternative  to  this  option,  you  could specify a translucent
	      background  color	 (-c  option)  with  a	fully  transparent  or
	      translucent  color,  and	use  a	compositor to perform blurring
	      (e.g. compton, picom).

       -k, --clock, --force-clock
	      Displays the clock. --force-clock	also displays the  clock  when
	      there's  indicator  text (useful for when	the clock is not posi-
	      tioned with the indicator).

       --indicator
	      Forces the indicator to always be	visible, instead of only show-
	      ing on activity.

       --radius
	      The radius of the	circle.	Defaults to 90.

       --ring-width
	      The width	of the ring unlock indicator. Defaults to 7.0.

       --{inside, ring}-color=rrggbbaa
	      Sets the idle color for the interior circle and ring.  Note: use
	      individual options per element unless the	shell  supports	 brace
	      expansion	 (in  which  case  remove  the spaces inside the curly
	      braces).

       --{inside, ring}ver-color=rrggbbaa
	      Sets the interior	circle and ring	color while  the  password  is
	      being verified.

       --{inside, ring}wrong-color=rrggbbaa
	      Sets  the	 interior  circle  and ring color for during incorrect
	      password flashes.

       --line-color=rrggbbaa
	      Sets the color for the line separating the inside	circle and the
	      outer ring.

       --line-uses-{inside, ring}
	      Overrides	 --line-color.	The line will match the	{inside, ring}
	      color.  Note: these two options conflict with each other.

       --{key, bs}hl-color=rrggbbaa
	      Sets the color of	highlight arcs on the ring upon	 keypress  and
	      backspace.

       --separator-color=rrggbbaa
	      Sets  the	 color of the seperators at both ends of the highlight
	      arcs on the ring.

       --{verif, wrong,	modif}-color=rrggbbaa
	      Sets the color of	the status text	while verifying	and when pass-
	      word is wrong.

       --{layout, time,	date, greeter}-color=rrggbbaa
	      Sets text	colors.

       --time-str="%H:%M:%S"
	      Sets  the	format used for	generating the time string.  See strf-
	      time(3) for a full list of format	specifiers.

       --date-str="%A, %m %Y"
	      Sets the format used for generating the date string.

       --verif-text="verifying^a|"
	      Sets the string to be shown  while  verifying  the  password/in-
	      put/key/etc.

       --wrong-text="wrong!"
	      Sets the string to be shown upon entering	an incorrect password.

       --keylayout mode
	      Displays	the keylayout. Positionable similar to date, time, and
	      indicator.  Modes	are as follows:

	      o	0 - Displays the full string returned by the query, i.e. "Eng-
		lish (US)"

	      o	1 - Displays up	until the first	parenthesis, i.e. "English"

	      o	2 - Displays just the contents of the parenthesis, i.e.	"US"

       --noinput-text="no input"
	      Sets the string to be shown upon pressing	backspace without any-
	      thing to delete.

       --lock-text="locking^a|"
	      Sets the string to be shown while	acquiring pointer and keyboard
	      focus.

       --lockfailed-text="lock failed!"
	      Sets the string to be shown after	failing	to acquire pointer and
	      keyboard focus.

       --greeter-text=""
	      Sets the greeter text.

       --no-modkey-text
	      Hides the	modkey indicator (Num, Caps Lock ...)

       --{time,	date, layout, verif, wrong, modif, greeter}-align
	      Sets the text alignment of the time, date, keylayout,  verifica-
	      tion, wrong, modifier and	greeter	texts.

	      o	0 - centered (default)

	      o	1 - left aligned

	      o	2 - right aligned

       --{time,	date, layout, verif, wrong, greeter, modif}outline-color=rrgg-
       bbaa
	      Sets the color of	the outlines.

       --{time,	date, layout, verif, wrong, greeter}-font=sans-serif
	      Sets the font used to render various strings.

       --{time,	date, layout, verif, wrong, greeter}-size=number
	      Sets the font size used to render	various	strings.

       --{time,	  date,	  layout,   verif,   wrong,   greeter,	 modifier}out-
       line-width=number
	      Sets the width of	the outline.

       --ind-pos="x-position:y-position"
	      Sets  the	position for the unlock	indicator. Valid variables in-
	      clude:

	      o	x - x position of the current display.
		    Corresponds	to the leftmost	column of pixels on that  dis-
		play.

	      o	y - y position of the current display.
		    Corresponds	to the topmost row of pixels on	that display.

	      o	w - width of the current display.

	      o	h - height of the current display.

	      o	r - unlock indicator radius.

       --time-pos="x-position:y-position"
	      Sets  the	 position  for the time	string.	All the	variables from
	      --ind-pos	may be used, in	addition to:

	      o	ix - x position	of the indicator on the	current	display.

	      o	iy - y position	of the indicator on the	current	display.

		If the --bar-indicator option is used, the following variables
		may be used:

	      o	bw - width of the bar indicator.

	      o	bx - x position	of the bar indicator on	the current display.

	      o	by - y position	of the bar indicator on	the current display.

       --date-pos="x-position:y-position"
	      Sets  the	 position  for the date	string.	All the	variables from
	      --ind-pos	and --time-pos may be used, in addition	to:

	      o	tx - x position	of the timestring on the current display.

	      o	ty - y position	of the timestring on the current display.

       --greeter-pos="x-position:y-position"
	      Sets the position	for the	greeter	string.	All the	variables from
	      --ind-pos	and --time-pos may be used.

       --pass-{media, screen, power, volume}-keys
	      Allow the	following keys to be used normally while the screen is
	      locked by	passing	them through:

	      o	media -	XF86AudioPlay, XF86AudioPause, XF86AudioStop,  XF86Au-
		dioPrev,
			XF86AudioNext,	 XF86AudioMute,	 XF86AudioLowerVolume,
		XF86AudioRaiseVolume

	      o	screen - XF86MonBrightnessUp, XF86MonBrightnessDown

	      o	power -	XF86PowerDown, XF86PowerOff, XF86Sleep

	      o	volume -  XF86AudioMute,  XF86AudioLowerVolume,	 XF86AudioRai-
		seVolume

       --bar-indicator
	      Replaces	the  usual  ring indicator with	a bar indicator. Comes
	      with perks.

       --bar-direction={0, 1, 2}
	      Sets the direction the bars grow in. 0  is  the  default	(down-
	      wards,  or  rightwards,  depending on the	bar orientation). 1 is
	      the reverse, and 2 is both.

       --bar-orientation={vertical,horizontal}
	      Sets whether the bar is  vertically  or  horizontally  oriented.
	      Defaults to horizontal.

       --bar-step
	      Sets  the	step that each bar decreases by	when a key is pressed.
	      A	random bar is set to its max height, then each neighbor	is set
	      to (height - step*distance).

       --bar-max-height
	      The  maximum  height  a bar can get to. When a key is pressed, a
	      random bar is set	to this	value, then its	neighbors are  set  to
	      its height, minus	the step value.

       --bar-base-width
	      The  thickness  of  the  "base"  bar that	all the	bars originate
	      from.  This bar also takes on the	ring  verification  and	 wrong
	      colors to	give authentication feedback.

       --bar-color
	      Sets the default color of	the bar	base.

       --bar-periodic-step
	      The value	by which the bars decrease each	time the screen	is re-
	      drawn.

       --bar-pos
	      Works similarly to the time/date/indicator expressions. If  only
	      one  number  is provided,	this sets the vertical offset from the
	      top or left edge.	If two numbers are provided  in	 the  form  of
	      x:y, sets	the starting position of the bar.

       --bar-count
	      Sets the number of minibars to draw on each screen.

       --bar-total-width
	      The total	width of the bar. Can be an expression.

       --redraw-thread
	      Starts  a	 separate thread for redrawing the screen. Potentially
	      worse from a security standpoint,	but makes  the	bar  indicator
	      still do its usual periodic redraws when PAM is authenticating.

       --refresh-rate=seconds-as-double
	      The refresh rate of the indicator, given in seconds. This	should
	      automatically align itself, but  is  somewhat  buggy  currently.
	      Values  less  than  one will work, but may result	in poor	system
	      performance.

       --composite
	      Some compositors have problems with i3lock trying	to render over
	      them,  so	 this  argument	 is disabled by	default. However, some
	      will work	properly with it, so it's been left enabled.

       --no-verify
	      Do not verify the	password entered by the	user and unlock	 imme-
	      diately.	 Use  only  for	quickly	testing	new configurations and
	      remember to remove to actually lock your screen!

       --slideshow-interval
	      The interval to wait until switching to the next image.

       --slideshow-random-selection
	      Randomize	the order of the images.

SEE ALSO
       xautolock(1) - use i3lock as your screen	saver

       convert(1) - feed a wide	variety	of image formats to i3lock

AUTHOR
       Michael Stapelberg <michael+i3lock at stapelberg	dot de>

       Jan-Erik	Rediger	<badboy	at archlinux.us>

       Pandora <pandora	at techfo dot xyz>

       Raymond Li <i3lock-color	at raymond.li>

Linux				   JUN 2021		       i3lock-color(1)

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