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The Installed icons within the Applications lens on my Unity dash are not in alphabetical order. I imagine there's a simple fix, but I don't know what to do. I've searched for a solution, but every reference to icon order I've seen has been for the launcher, not the dash.

I'm using 12.04 beta 1 and Unity 5.8.0...

Dash icons not sorted alphabetically.

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Known bug in unity-5.8 - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/964325

In the future you can go here, https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity

You can adjust the order displayed, often useful to order by number, that will list newest first, Ex. - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bugs?orderby=-id&start=0

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Update

This is how my Installed section in Applicaiton Lens looks like - Completely sorted

Properly sorted Installed section in Application Lens

Is this a fresh install or update?


If you look at the application lens then you can see three sections

Application lens screenshot

  1. Recently Used
  2. Installed Apps
  3. Available for Download

The apps in Recently Used are not supposed to be in Alphabetical order. It has to be sorted as "most recently used" to "least recently used"

Then the next section you have is Installed apps. As you can see from the list, it is alphabetically sorted.

Then the third section is Apps Available for Download which is well a random selection from the repositories


In Home Lens

Home Lens recently Used

As you can see from Home Lens only Recent Apps are shown which as per the name are not supposed to be sorted alphabetically

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Thanks for taking the time to reply. I guess my question wasn't specific enough. My Installed icons are the ones that are out of order. –  Chris Granger Mar 26 '12 at 19:55
    
Can you post a snapshot, with the issues marked on the snapshot? –  Manish Sinha Mar 26 '12 at 19:56
    
I have no image editor on this machine, but the problem should be self-evident in the screenshot. Thanks for you help. –  Chris Granger Mar 26 '12 at 20:02
    
This was a fresh install of 12.04 beta 1 from a week or so ago, updated last night with Update Manager. –  Chris Granger Mar 26 '12 at 20:28

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