No virtual desktop config in System Settings->Desktop Behavior

Rik Mills rikmills at
Tue Dec 27 18:49:18 UTC 2016

What happens if you run in a terminal?

kcmshell5 desktop

have you the package 'kwin-data' installed?

On 27/12/16 18:23, David L wrote:
> Hi,
> I am running Ubuntu 16.10 (64 bit) with KDE (I first installed Ubuntu
> and then the KDE environment due to some installation problem with the
> kubuntu iso).  When I open the Desktop Behavior entry under System
> Settings, I don't have an option to configure Virtual Desktops from my
> user account that I have been using under 16.04 and older.  From a new
> user account, I do have the Virtual Desktop option, but I'd like to be
> able to retain my KDE panel settings from my old account and be able
> to configure user desktops.
> My options under System Settings->Workspace are:
> Workspace
> Desktop Effects
> Screen Edges
> Screen Locking
> Accessibility
> Activities
> Any idea why the Virtual Desktop config is missing?
> Thanks,
>      David

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