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I am using Ubuntu 12.04 x64 bit as default DE.

I was guessing it is possible to Auto Arrange the Current-Active applications in Unity Launcher panel to align in Lastly-Opened or Firstly-Opened in ascending or descending order, irrespective of their locked positions in the Unity Launcher panel.

Just to get rid of Scrolling down the launcher panel every time to search active application thereby depriving the need of Alt-Tab shortcut.

I mean Alt-Tab alternative in more smarter way, though I also use Alt-Tab for the task Management purpose.

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I don't think this exists. It's more of a feature request. You should totally post it in Launchpad because it's a really good idea. –  Felipe May 22 '12 at 13:32
    
Yes Felipe i think, i should post it as feature request. –  tijybba May 23 '12 at 17:26
    
Not an answer to your exact question but you can also rearrange the icons manually by dragging them 'out' and then back 'in' at a different spot (just in case you didn't know) –  Michael Durrant Jun 10 '12 at 4:00
    
@ Michael Durrant- I am aware of that , i asked for the possibility of auto-arranging Feature of active windows on desktop ,rather than arranging the icons for specified Need-based-session .It will be illogical (on Unity's Design Principle) to re-arrange them for every session :) –  tijybba Jun 10 '12 at 9:30
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@tijybba The "answer" to this question would be that the feature doesn't currently exist but has (recently) been requested (by you). ;-) I recommend that you self-answer this question, including links to both the Launchpad bug and the Brainstorm idea you filed. As for joining the Ayatana Project mailing list, if you're having trouble with that, you should definitely post a separate question about that--it's very unlikely that problem will be dealt with here (and it's a separate issue from the main topic of this question). –  Eliah Kagan Jul 16 '12 at 18:30
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closed as too localized by tijybba, hbdgaf, fossfreedom Jul 17 '12 at 11:38

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I am answering my own question. Thanks to Eliah Kagan and Anwar Shah for suggesting it.

From the comments i was inclined to post it as Feature request , and posted it at Ubuntu Brainstorm under the heading

Smarter way of navigating the Active application Windows in UNITY

They further suggested to post it as Unity design improvement through

The Unity design process (and how you can play a part in it)

I did and asked in launchpad here under the same title

Is it possible to auto-arrange the active Unity launcher icons?

Where i was led to subscribe Unity design mailing list also known as the “Ayatana Discussion” team .

Well the answer here now stands as Requested Feature , which means it is no longer helpful here . So i am closing it . If in future releases this gets addressed , i may vote to Reopen it.

Thank you, for All the Help :)

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