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Re: How to set ISO date/time with en_US.utf8 as system default?

On 2017-05-27, gwmfms6@openmailbox.org <gwmfms6@openmailbox.org> wrote:

> This definitely explains the problem (Thanks for contributing!), but I 
> don't think it's a real solution because changing the Gnome region like 
> described (although it does change LC_TIME) changes other variables (in 
> addition to LC_TIME) that make no sense for the United States (eg., 
> Denmark does LC_NUMERIC wrong (using a comma where there should be a 
> decimal point). The United States does LC_TIME and LC_MEASUREMENT wrong.

Holy Jesus.

> I want to make everything proper and swapping to all en_DK variables 
> fixes some things but not others. The only proper solution is to:
> 1) be able to change individual variables within Gnome (which I don't 
> think is possible in current gnome)

> 2) create my own locale, which I do not know how to do. I've found two 
> guides (linked below) for doing it but neither of them worked for me (I 
> think the part about using localedef appears to not be working.)
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/136920/set-custom-locales-in-gnome3-on-fedora-20
> https://askubuntu.com/questions/653008/how-to-create-a-new-system-locale

Define "appears to not be working." Anyhow, I believe someone here can
help you with this if only they'll pipe up (and you stop top-posting).


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