time display

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Wed Mar 20 12:14:00 UTC 2019

Thunderbird will by default use the regional settings locale (see 
Preferences | Advanced | General). Maybe you deselected that for some 
reason? If that's not the problem, check that LC_TIME is correct and 
that the locale that is set to is indeed set up on your system.


On 19-03-2019 23:43, Udvarias Ur wrote:
> As can be seen in my signature below I'm using TB 60.5.1.
> I use the 24 hour clock.
> I find it rather confusing to have to translate times from the 24 hour 
> format I use to the 12 hour format the TB and especially Lightning uses.
> My system is already configured to display time in the 24 hour format.
> Why can't TB and Lightning use thew system information to display the 
> time in my preferred format, as so many other programs do?
> Lacking that, couldn't the 'Preferences' dialog box include a 12/24 
> hour format choice?
> -- Udvarias Ur This letter was generated and sent from Thunderbird 
> 60.5.1 on Ubuntu Linux 16.04.6 LTS. Cette lettre a été générée et 
> envoyée à partir de Thunderbird 60.5.1 sur Ubuntu Linux 16.04.6 LTS.
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