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When using task switching in the default graphical mode of Ubuntu 12.04, if they are multiple windows of the same kind, eg. multiple Terminal windows, you can see them all together and select which one you want.

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My problem is that the order of these windows is constantly changed. It follows the "last used" order. I want them in a fix order always; how can I do it?

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Very annoying feature. I asked the same question here askubuntu.com/questions/271506/… but unfortunately still no answer. –  gumkins Jul 9 at 14:54
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This "issue" exists in 14.04 as well! These windows should really be ordered based on their relative positions on the screen, and desktops, when windows from more than one desktop are previewed. Only when one widow is placed closely on top of another (measured within a certain range of pixels) should the positioning of the preview depend on the "last used" rule. I would even make one more "tweak" to this rule: apply the regional language preferences, of "left-to-right" or "right-to-left" text, to decide which side of the screen is considered "first" -- the left, or the right. –  PJ Singh Nov 4 at 19:43

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