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How to make calendar points to Sunday as first day of the week in Ubuntu 18.04
June 16, 2018
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A similar question was asked here: Monday as first day in Gnome-Shell (instead of Sunday)
sudo -H gedit /usr/share/i18n/locales/en_GB.
- Edit the value of
- Save the file, restart the system.
There is a second variable:
first_workday that is set to
2. Some calendar’s may refer to this variable but I would initially leave it unchanged unless further tweaking is needed.
Essentially you will make your
GB locale look like the
$ cat /usr/share/i18n/locales/en_GB | grep week -A1 week 7;19971130;4 first_weekday 2 first_workday 2 $ cat /usr/share/i18n/locales/en_US | grep week -A1 week 7;19971130;7 first_weekday 1 first_workday 2
I don’t know what the
week variable does so would leave it unchanged at first.