Originally Posted by Diantre
I think the file you're looking for is /etc/xdg/user-dirs.defaults.
thnx a lot for spotting me to that file...
i edited it as root, uncapitalizing the directories
relaxing@camarillo:~$ less /etc/xdg/user-dirs.defaults
# Default settings for user directories
# The values are relative pathnames from the home directory and
# will be translated on a per-path-element basis into the users locale
# Another alternative is:
saved it then log out completely (exit from console), but at the successive login the directories remained capitalized (i restarted the box too, to be shure)