Getting Started

Install Next

To install Next please visit the:


To perform an installation from source, please see the developer readme.

Quickstart Keys

The following keys exist as special keys:

  1. C: Control Key
  2. S: Super (Windows key, Command Key)
  3. M: Meta (Alt key, Option Key)

Customize and Extend Next

Customization is possible through the creation of a ~/.config/next/init.lisp file. From here you can override and redefine any of the functions by defining your init file as part of the :next package. For more information please see:

customizing Next.


For full documentation about Next, how it works, and how to extend it please see the

user manual.