[ubuntu] Renaming Desktop to .Desktop for lulz - help

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I recently thought it would be a good idea to start hiding files and folders and encrypting things. All was going well until curiosity struck me. I wondered while I was staring at my Desktop and I was in my Desktop directory in the terminal looking at the files on my Desktop. What I was wondering was: "Hhmmm, what if I just cd to the home directory one directory back and run a sudo mv Desktop .Desktop command" So I ran: sudo ../Desktop .Desktop Making my Desktop a hidden file. Sure enough, my Desktop disappeared right in front of me and my new desktop became my home directory. I did (Hardware)