Setting Gnome locale for Evolution in xfce - how?
cl at isbd.net
Thu Feb 26 13:45:44 CET 2009
On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 12:25:10PM +0000, Chris G wrote:
> This is a question I posted to the Evolution list recently (and the
> reply), it looks as if I need to do something gnome-ish to get
> Evolution to work right.
> I've looked in gconf-editor but I can't find anything relating to
> dates there, does anyone here have any ideas? Or for that matter does
> anyone here run Evolution and know how to get the date format right?
> ----- Forwarded message from Pete Biggs <pete at biggs.org.uk> -----
> On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 19:07 +0000, Chris G wrote:
> > I suspect this may be a bit of a well known problem but my Googling
> > hasn't come up with any good answers.
> > I'm running GNOME evolution 2.24.3 on xubuntu 8.10 and the dates in
> > the Calendar appear in US format, i.e. MM/DD/YYYY. I'm in the UK and
> > want European format dates - DD/MM/YYYY.
> > My locale is set to en_GB.UTF-8 and nothing else seems to get the date
> > format wrong, I've just checked Orage for example and that definitely
> > says today is 25/02/2009 whereas Evolution thinks it's 02/25/2009.
> > Is there any way to fix this or is it a bug?
> If you are running xubuntu I presume you aren't running a Gnome desktop
> - you need to tell gconf what the locale is as that's where Evo gets
> it's information from.
> I'll leave someone else to tell you how to do it as I can't remember,
> ----- End forwarded message -----
How did the subject end up as 'q'? I'll set it to something sensible.
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