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I used to have the option of right clicking in nautilus and adding a New Blank Document. It is gone. I tried creating one and placing it in a templates folder (which I had to create because it was missing) but to no avail. Any solutions?

Output of cat ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs:

XDG_DESKTOP_DIR="$HOME/Desktop"
XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR="$HOME/Downloads"
XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR="$HOME/"
XDG_PUBLICSHARE_DIR="$HOME/Public"
XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR="$HOME/Documents"
XDG_MUSIC_DIR="$HOME/Music"
XDG_PICTURES_DIR="$HOME/Pictures"
XDG_VIDEOS_DIR="$HOME/Videos"
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    Please run this cat ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs and paste the output. – Johnny May 7 at 1:30
  • # XDG_DESKTOP_DIR="$HOME/Desktop" XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR="$HOME/Downloads" XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR="$HOME/" XDG_PUBLICSHARE_DIR="$HOME/Public" XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR="$HOME/Documents" XDG_MUSIC_DIR="$HOME/Music" XDG_PICTURES_DIR="$HOME/Pictures" XDG_VIDEOS_DIR="$HOME/Videos" – jaunie May 7 at 3:09
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Your ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs file does not look right. Change the

XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR="$HOME/"

line to

XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR="$HOME/Templates"

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