Comment 5 for bug 174532

Markus Straub (markus-straub2) wrote :

Further research finally led to a solution:
(found on: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=609005&page=2)

I deleted the XDG_DESKTOP_DIR-line from ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs, installed xdg-user-dirs, ran xdg-user-dirs-update, logged out and in again and everything was nice and dandy - again. My Desktop is no longer / but ~/Desktop.