This is not a duplicate, so don't mark it as one.

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 and the default language was English, and I wanted to switch it to Icelandic. So I did, and not only did the language not switch to Icelandic, but now my time and date will not display. What happened, and how can I fix it?

  • How did you switch it to Icelandic?
    – Seth
    Dec 25 '14 at 21:36
  • I went to the Language Support on the system settings window
    – user306586
    Dec 25 '14 at 21:41
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    Can you be more specific?
    – Seth
    Dec 25 '14 at 21:52
  • It doesn't sound like you actually applied Icelandic. Did you just install it?
    – Seth
    Dec 25 '14 at 21:58
  • Did you click "apply system wide"? Can you click it? ( i.e. not grayed out)
    – Seth
    Dec 25 '14 at 22:13

Noticed what you wrote in comments. Installing Icelandic is not sufficient. You also need to drag the "Íslenska" item to the top of the list, to set the language related environment variables correctly.

"Drag languages to arrange them in order of preference."

(Uninstalling English was problably not a very good idea.)

  • "Íslenska" is at the top of the list (and it has been there since I installed it) but, nothing happened
    – user306586
    Dec 26 '14 at 1:01

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