How can I add a right-click desktop menu entry to create a text file to Gnome 3 in Ubuntu 16.04.02?
Create a blank text file (you can create any type of file, not just text) in
~/Templates. Then in the right click menu under New document it will appear.
Note: If your system language is not English, "Templates" is probably not the correct folder name in your case. Look for a folder already there in your
~/ whose name is equivalent to the English word "Templates". You can also get the location of the template folder by running the following command:
For example, in French it should be "Modèles" (screenshot courtesy of atmon3r):