Workarounds

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JDownloader[edit]

Apply
mkdir -p ~/.jdownloader/tools/linux/unrar
echo >~/.jdownloader/tools/linux/unrar/unrar
sudo chattr +i ~/.jdownloader/tools/linux/unrar/unrar
Revert
sudo chattr -i ~/.jdownloader/tools/linux/unrar/unrar

PlayOnLinux[edit]

Apply (no need to revert)
rm -fr ~/.PlayOnLinux/fonts
mkdir -p ~/.PlayOnLinux/configurations
echo >~/.PlayOnLinux/configurations/msfonts_installed

VirtualBox[edit]

Install
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install inotify-tools

Then create the following two files within ~/.config/autostart. You can make hidden folders visible in Nautilus by selecting View → Show Hidden Files, or pressing Ctrl+H.

remove-guestadditions.sh
inotifywait -m /usr/share/virtualbox|while read;do sudo rm /usr/share/virtualbox/VBoxGuestAdditions.iso;done
remove-guestadditions.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Name=VirtualBox non-free removal
Exec=bash .config/autostart/remove-guestadditions.sh
Icon=remove
Comment=Monitor the presence of Guest Additions, and remove it as soon as installed

Now press Alt+F2, and run

bash .config/autostart/remove-guestadditions.sh
Remove
killall inotifywait
sudo apt-get remove libinotifytools0
rm -f ~/.config/autostart/remove-guestadditions.*