All folders visible in desktop linux

I have a problem where all the folders in my laptop are visible in my desktop, I tried following the instruction as suggested in all of my folders appeared on my desktop; how do I remove them and made changes within the ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs which is refelected temporarily, but the moment I restart my laptop the file gets reset back to just how it was i.e. XDG_DESKTOP_DIR="$HOME/".

Can anyone helpme in getting a permanent fix?

Asked By: Rajkumar

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[I don’t have enough reputation to comment, hence answering]

Do you have the "Desktop" folder in your home directory ?

Answered By: Prasad
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