Show ISO Time-Stamps in Thunderbird

In order to fix the recent brokenness of Thunderbird’s displayed time you need to run as root the following commands:

# copy en_DK to en_SE
sudo ln -s /usr/share/i18n/locales/en_DK /usr/share/i18n/locales/en_SE
echo 'en_SE.UTF-8 UTF-8' | sudo tee -a /etc/locale.gen
sudo locale-gen

# use new locale
echo 'LC_TIME=en_SE.UTF-8' >> /etc/default/locale
optionally (once Thunderbird is fixed the setting shown below should suffice):

Go to Thunderbird’s advanced options Edit -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Config Editor and add a new key intl.locale.requested with string value en-SE

more info can be found here:

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