The .desktop file opens a python script in the terminal. (with 'Exec' and Terminal = true). Could any other parameters be included so as to open the gnome-terminal in a specific profile or a particular window size?
In this case, it is not necessary to use
You have more other options if you look at
Also, be sure that you have this two lines at the end of your python script if you want to keep the terminal open after the execution of the script is finished:
You can call the terminal with
For example at command line:
will open a terminal window with the above size (40x10)