I know there is an application that does what I want. It's called
But I was wondering if I could get something like bash completion with unity's run interface .i.e. with tab command ?
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unity-place-applicationsas that is a wishlist item. There is currently no option in Unity for tab auto-completion to work on the Alt+F2 screen.
There's no way to do this in 11.04.
Hopefully the whole of Alt+F2 in the Dash will be refined over the next few releases, because at the moment it is lacking compared to the old version.
See also Bug #736222: cannot paste into dash.