Marco Martin

Revision KDE 4.7 (2011-08-24)


This is a module to configure global options for the Plasma workspace.

Workspace Type

In this section you can configure the type of workspace you will be using. Right now there are two options:


A workspace optimized for traditional desktops and laptop computers.


A workspace optimized for netbooks and in general for devices with a smaller screen resolution.


In the dashboard section you can configure the behavior of the Plasma dashboard. Right now there are two options:

Show Desktop Widgets

The dashboard will show the same widgets present on the desktop.

Show an Independent Widget Set

The dashboard will present an independent set of widget that is different from the ones in the desktop.

Informational Tips

Show Informational Tips are displayed hovering items in the Plasma panel or on the desktop.