Fedora-17 Irritations

Peter Hillier-Brook phb at hbsys.plus.com
Mon Apr 23 15:25:30 UTC 2012

On 22/04/12 21:29, Samuel Sieb wrote:
> Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
>>> It looks like there isn't a gui for it any more, but see this URL for
>>> how to change it:
>>> http://ccollins.wordpress.com/2009/01/06/how-to-change-date-formats-on-ubuntu/
>>> You want to change the 1 in the following section to a 2.
>>> measurement 1
>> I've done that to no obvious effect. Before you ask, I did reboot
>> after the
>> change so I'm stumped again (although I must be in the correct area).
>> A little
>> more poking around in the locale file to see if there is another
>> parameter to
>> change. ;-)
> Did you change the existing file or copy it to make a new one? If you
> made the new one, which I would definitely recommend, did you switch to it?

Just for the record, I edited the file in situ and then re-booted. For 
such a trivial change in a test environment I see no need for copying, 
although I accept your point in the general case.

Peter HB

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