cma-kayboard is a GNU/Linux keyboard for Cypriot Maronite Arabic (Sanna), a variety of Arabic spoken in Cyprus. The keyboard layout is released to the Public Domain — the download package below also contains klfc code, which is licensed under the GNU General Public License Version 3, a strong copyleft license.



  1. Extract the contents of the archive in a temporary location
  2. From the command line, navigate to the xkb/ folder
  3. Type sudo ./ to run the installation script as super-user (if you don’t use sudo, alternatively use su -c './')
  4. From your graphical environment’s control panel, go to keyboard settings and add the new keyboard layout to the list of active layouts

Sanna used in Xfce's Mousepad

Recent updates

  1. cma-keyboard Version 1.0
  2. more updates...