[Linux] Whether you are in the browser, or typing a document in LibreOffice, you can easily save highlighted text to the desktop with a simple drag and drop.
1. All you need to do is to highlight the text, it can be a word, sentence or even paragraph(s).
2. Drag the highlighted text and drop it to the desktop. You will immediately see a new txt file (with the name “dropped_text.txt”) on the desktop. Open this text file and you will find your text within.
Note: I have tested this on Ubuntu and it works fine on various desktop manager. I am not sure if this works for other distro as well.