.desktop run in terminal switch shell

Jan Welker jan.welker at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 16:39:52 UTC 2009

Hi Guys,

If I set Terminal=true in a .desktop file in
/usr/local/share/applications the application will start in a

Is there a way to tell Gnome in which terminal the application it
should run? I would like to change the terminal from bash to tcsh. It
does not read the /etc/passwd file. I already tried that.

I do have a lot of environment variables in tcsh which bash is not
aware of which causes apps to fail.

Thanks for your help,

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