Locale problem

killermoehre at gmx.net killermoehre at gmx.net
Tue May 23 15:39:43 CEST 2023

> Am 23.05.2023 um 15:04 schrieb Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI <renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org>:
> I have noticed, since recent updates, that the date displayed in both Pcmanfm, and Thunar, are now in the mm-dd-yyyy format.
> At the same time, when launching xfce4-terminal I get the messages:
> (process:31517): Gdk-WARNING **: 08:53:43.984: locale not supported by C library
> (process:31517): Gtk-WARNING **: 08:53:43.984: Locale not supported by C library.
> Using the fallback 'C' locale.
> Also when checking the locale with Draklocale I am offered:
> English (American)
> English (Ireland)
> English (New Zealand)
> English (South Africa)
> but no English (Great Britain) in spite of having locales-en installed.
> (Draklocale also offers me Quichua, when I do not have locales-quz installed...)
> Anu idea ?
> Why no en_GB ? Brexit ?
> Cheers,
> Ron.

Hi Ron,

this sounds more like an operating system issue. Depending on your distribution check /etc/locale.gen and run `locale-gen` and `/etc/locale.conf` and run `localectl`.


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