Another way to start Xmonad in Gnome

I stumbled on this email thread on starting Xmonad in Fedora 10. In anticipation of Gnome 2.24 being installable from Debian Experimental I dropped the following into /usr/share/applications/xmonad.desktop: [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Encoding=UTF-8 Name=Xmonad Exec=xmonad NoDisplay=true X-GNOME-WMName=Xmonad X-GNOME-Autostart-Phase=WindowManager X-GNOME-Provides=windowmanager X-GNOME-Autostart-Notify=true and modified the GConf key /desktop/gnome/applications/window_manager/current to hold the value /usr/bin/xmonad. Last but not least I …

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