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The problem is caused by VBoxGuestAdditions_5.0.18, I believe the graphics driver is broken in it. Try to install VBoxGuestAdditions_5.0.16, that works just fine.
The history is in ~/.local/share/recently-used.xbel but it is not sufficient to remove that file. If you do the Recent Files entry keeps on showing the files you accessed, and if you open a file with an application that creates an Recent Files entry, that and the old list of files will be written to that file again. What you want to do is make an alias or ...
There is another way to do this besides Christopher's method. I've tested it in Linux Mint 17.3. Simply find the application in the Menu and drag and drop into the launcher. I struggled with the whole "adding shortcut" thing, until I thought to try that. As a bonus, it brings the app icon along as well.
There is a log in your home dir called ~/.cinnamon/glass.log but it doesn't provide much information. Looking at this related article: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14025722/how-to-debug-cinnamon-applet suggests that there is no logs (because they are outputting to screen) but you can use the Linux Mint debugger called Looking Glass/Melange. Right ...
Your solution is not solving the problem, you have always to click refresh repeatedly. We can fix this issues with more elegant way. Choose "On Desktop" as Position Go to options -> Advanced -> Windows Change "transparency type" parameters to "copy". Voila, widget now will always stand on the desktop. Even if you hide all windows or do cmd/win + ...
I've just uninstalled AMD driver and everything went fine. For those who want to know how to remove driver, try this: cd /usr/share/ati Then: sudo sh ./fglrx-uninstall.sh Solution found here.
I have no installation to test this, but it seems there might be a "Cinnamon Maximus" extension that removes decorations from fullscreen windows, if your application can go fullscreen, albeit with borders. Aternatively, you might try something radical like setting the window's overrideredirect flag. This asks the window manager not to manage the window. ...
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