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I already configured XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR field in ~/.config/user-dirs.dir ,

The folder is absolute path, and accessible, with several files inside.

But when I right click, the "Create Document" menu is still empty. Is there something I missed?


%> grep TEMP ~/.config/user-dirs.dir

And that path exists and have files inside.

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Does the entry in user.dirs.dir look like this: XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR="$HOME/Templates" ? – Keith May 11 '12 at 6:27
@Keith please check my updates – warl0ck May 11 '12 at 6:31
Try removing the trailing slash. – Keith May 11 '12 at 6:34
@Keith , no luck ... – warl0ck May 11 '12 at 6:35
up vote 1 down vote accepted

After few tries , I found xdg-user-dirs-update command , and turns on the file name should be ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs instead.

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