Nautilus lacking "New Document" in the context menu

Narcis Garcia informatica at
Fri Mar 27 20:34:01 UTC 2015

*V*isual explanation:

Command line universal way:
touch "$(xdg-user-dir TEMPLATES)/Empty document"

El 27/03/15 a les 17:59, Marc Thomas ha escrit:
> 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>
> wrote:
>> 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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