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Before the update (I was using 13.04), editing:

sudo gedit /etc/default/locale

so that LC_TIME="en_GB.UTF-8" does the job.

However in 13.10, this does not work anymore.

I've tried editing:

sudo gedit /usr/share/i18n/locales/en_AU
sudo gedit /usr/share/i18n/locales/en_GB
sudo gedit /usr/share/i18n/locales/en_US

so that first_weekday 2 in each of the files, but this also does not work.

As a reference, when I run locale, the output is

LANG=en_AU.UTF-8
LANGUAGE=en_AU:en
LC_CTYPE="en_AU.UTF-8"
LC_NUMERIC=en_AU.UTF-8
LC_TIME=en_AU.UTF-8
LC_COLLATE="en_AU.UTF-8"
LC_MONETARY=en_AU.UTF-8
LC_MESSAGES="en_AU.UTF-8"
LC_PAPER=en_AU.UTF-8
LC_NAME=en_AU.UTF-8
LC_ADDRESS=en_AU.UTF-8
LC_TELEPHONE=en_AU.UTF-8
LC_MEASUREMENT=en_AU.UTF-8
LC_IDENTIFICATION=en_AU.UTF-8
LC_ALL=

Please help.

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If LC_TIME is en_GB.UTF-8 in /etc/default/locale, and the locale command still states en_AU.UTF-8, you have user specific settings that override the system wide settings in /etc/default/locale.

Assuming that you live in Australia, and want regional format settings in general reflect what's typical in Australia, you can try to edit your ~/.profile file and add this line:

export LC_TIME=en_GB.UTF-8

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