I want to move left and right by words using
ctrl + left/right arrow in terminal (I'm on ubuntu 12.10). Currently when I use these keystrokes I get
;5C appended onto the line, which is useless for me.
Use Escb to go backward and Escf to go forward.
glenn jackman's answer above pointed me in the right direction, and I've figured it out - add the following lines into file