Today 16.04 told me that a new version was available (18.04) and I decided to try it. I can't measure it, but 18.04 seems a little snappier.
But my Recent directory no longer appears in my list. I used that all the time.
How can I get it back?
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In 18.04 go to Settings → Privacy → Usage & History and ensure it is set to
Even if it set to
On click on the option and make sure that the
Recently Used option in Usage & History is also set to
Order should then be restored. At the same time, you can also set the
Retain History period as required - I think in your case set
Foreverand should you need to tidy things up, click on the
Clear Recent History button.