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I've been dealing with different regional settings (US, Canada and other locations in English, as well as other countries and languages), but I cannot get Gnome-shell Calendar to begin with Monday, instead of Sunday (see image). I have even modified the en_US file in /usr/share/i18n/locales/ (line: first workday: 1). All without success. My question is if it is hard-coded in Gnome-shell or it can be changed.

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To adjust this, change or add the following lines in the LC_TIME section in /usr/share/i18n/locales/<your_locale>:

week            7;19971130;5
first_weekday   2
first_workday   2

And then update the system:

sudo locale-gen
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  • This worked for me, but I had to log out and log in for it to take effect on the system. – Daniel Jan 13 '19 at 3:29

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