Dapper clock and locales

Keith Powell keith at keithg4jvx.force9.co.uk
Wed Mar 29 08:05:22 UTC 2006

Chanchao wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 18:38 +0100, Keith Powell wrote:
>> With previous versions of Ubuntu, I could choose whether the clock 
>> showed the time in 12 hour mode or 24 hour, by using the clock's 
>> 'preferences'. But with Dapper, there is no 12 hour mode to select. Is 
>> there another way of getting the clock to show the time in 12 hour mode?
> Right click on the clock, select 'Preferences'. :)  (Just below 'adjust
> date and time).  Strange that this isn't under the 'Preferences' menu
> though where it's quite obviously a user-preference.  (Actually I think
> 'timezone' should be a user preference too rather than (or in addition
> to) a system wide setting, but that's nitpicking)
> But now that you mention this, it seems the whole thing on
> regional/location settings is gone, including where you could specify
> number formats, default currency symbols, calendar types and so on..  Is
> this still being worked on or did I just miss it?
> Cheers,
> Chanchao

Thanks for your reply, Chanchao.

Sorry, but the "clock preferences" only gives:

UNIX time
Internet time

There's no 12hr setting.



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