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Is there a way to tweak the regional settings and , while preserving greek locale, I can change the decimal separator to en_US? as this is necessary for google earth to work correctly?

  • I don't see any button to change the number format in the Language Support dialog.
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marked as duplicate by guntbert, psusi, Eliah Kagan, Warren Hill, Radu Rădeanu Aug 31 '13 at 14:29

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To change a single locale category, you can edit your ~/.profile file. Try adding this line to ~/.profile:

export LC_NUMERIC=en_US.UTF-8

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I am looking for more fine grain control than choosing various locales at the level of LC_<sections>. namely to modify a locale. – nass Aug 29 '13 at 22:41
@nass: I see that you chose to modify the locale specification itself, which indeed gives you complete control. – Gunnar Hjalmarsson Aug 30 '13 at 0:10

Yes, go to System Setting and select Language Support. There you'll find two menus: Language and Regional Formats; change the number format in the latter.

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I don't see any button to change the number format... – nass Aug 29 '13 at 9:52

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