Sway 1.2 Released For This Popular i3 Inspired Wayland Compositor
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 27 August 2019 at 06:27 AM EDT. 10 Comments
WAYLAND --
Drew DeVault released Sway 1.2 overnight as the newest feature update for this popular Wayland compositor inspired by the i3 window manager.

Sway 1.2 brings with it compatibility updates for i3 version 4.17, better XWayland support, new protocol coverage, output toggle support, better layout handling behavior, and a variety of other new features and fixes.

More details on Sway 1.2 can be found via the brief release announcement on GitHub.

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