I am dual booting Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7 so I created a partition where I can store all my documents and open them through both systems. Everything seemed like it worked out well, I found out how to change the default locations of Documents, Videos etc. but whenever I restart my laptop, they reset. This is what my user-dirs.dirs looks like after I've edited it and it works well with all shortcuts and save locations working correctly:
and after a restart, this is what happens to the file:
Is there any way to make permanent changes to this file?