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System Date Format

Post by Beerforfree » Fri Nov 15, 2013 3:01

How do I change the date format every where on my system and pemanently. I'd like to see it like %Y%m%d on the file manager, etc, etc

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Re: System Date Format

Post by Fitzcarraldo » Sat Nov 16, 2013 17:58

What Desktop Environment are you using? (You should give more information up-front, so as not to waste other people's effort.) In KDE it's easy: System Settings > Locale > Date & Time > Short date format.

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Re: System Date Format

Post by Beerforfree » Tue Nov 19, 2013 1:51

XFCE

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Re: System Date Format

Post by Fitzcarraldo » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:46

Follow the instructions by user fturco in the Gentoo Forums thread you created with the same question. Note that if the file /etc/env.d/02locale contains the LC_ALL environment variable, that will override the LC_TIME environment variable, so remove the assignment of the LC_ALL variable if it exists.

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