Nautilus lacking "New Document" in the context menu

Marc Thomas mat at
Fri Mar 27 16:59:22 UTC 2015

Catch 22. You can't create a new document in the template folder 
because there are no templates in the template folder.

As far as I know, that is working as it is intended, which is 
definitely inconvenient. My recommendation, open up whatever 
application that generated the file type you want (gedit, libreoffice, 
etc) and save a blank file into that folder. Then, you willl be able to 
create a new document from that template in any folder. You can also 
just create a new file in that folder with vim (or whatever text editor 
you want) and save it with whatever extension you want (txt, odt, py, 
cpp, etc).

Marc Thomas | Github: mthxx | @mthx_

On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 11:50 AM, David González <allenskd at> 
> I've been testing the latest daily build ISO and reporting bugs since
> yesterday... I was thinking if they were going to leave this be as the
> default choice?
> (users can't create new documents, not
> even by the directions given in the notification).
> Let me know if I should report it as a bug or if it's working as 
> intended.
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