REPOST- Having the date format shown correctly in Lucid (and Maverick)

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Jul 29 23:14:32 UTC 2010

On 07/24/2010 10:05 PM, Basil Chupin wrote:
> I have my system correctly set to reflect my country, it's time zone,
> and the language (including money sign etc) used in this country.
> However, Ubuntu stubbornly refuses to correctly show the date stamp in
> the top panel: it shows, for example, "Sat Jul 3, 16:07:30" and not what
> it should be showing which is "Sat 3 Jul.....".
> Is there a hidden setting somewhere which I can fiddle for Ubuntu to
> adhere to my wishes? Anyone, please?
> (The date stamp is shown correctly everywhere else, TB, Nautilus,
> whatever- all except the top panel.)

This might be of interest:
[24 hour clock in Evolution]
and particularly this post in that thread from sktsee:
and my testing:

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