how to set LC_TIME in gnome?

Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak mjc at
Fri Nov 28 18:34:06 UTC 2014

How can I set LC_TIME=en_DK.UTF-8 for all users, to get a sensible ISO 
date format in most programs?

Setting /etc/locale.conf doesn't help:

[mjc at xena ~]$ more /etc/locale.conf

After rebooting, and launching a terminal in gnome-shell, LC_TIME is 
stuck at en_US:

[mjc at xena ~]$ locale | grep LC_TIME

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