[xubuntu-users] Niel Winchurst

Neil Winchurst neilwin at drofle.co.uk
Sun Oct 30 09:01:51 UTC 2011

antoinethewiz wrote:
> This is actually your distro that's doing this. Orage is strictly a
> GTK+ widget, so it doesn't change these settings. Open up terminal and
> type "local day". This should show a list of days. Then type "locale
> first_weekday". The number here indicates the first day of the week
> from the list that we just saw with "locale day". So there are two
> things you can you can do to change this:
> (1) Change the LANG environment variable:
>           $ echo $LANG                              # displays LANG env var
>           en_US.UTF-8                               # example output
>           $ export LANG=en_US.UTF-8        # set LANG env var

OK. I can do that, but if I make the language over to US won't that 
mess up other things like the keyboard layout and the date system? Or 
will it affect only the first day of the week?


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