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Firefox changes my current tab when I press Ctrl+Arrow, when I want it to go the the previous/next word. How can I change this? I would prefer not to use any addons (except Customize Shortcuts, which doesn't have the option.).

I'm using Kubuntu 12.10, if that helps.

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under preferences / advance / acceptability, there is a setting called "always use cursor keys for navigation" is this checked? –  dashboard Apr 10 '13 at 23:18
    
That is not the feature I want (I find that very irritating in fact). I want to move back.front one word when I'm in a text box/URL bar. Nevertheless, enabling that feature didn't change anything –  asymptotically Apr 10 '13 at 23:19
    
oh i was just wondering if it was enabled so you could disable it.. –  dashboard Apr 10 '13 at 23:21
    
ctrl + arrow does nothing on my firefox (arch linux 64bit + kde) –  dashboard Apr 10 '13 at 23:21
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it is not a default behavior of firefox as far as I know . There is a possibilty an addon has implemented this shortcut. –  adithya Apr 11 '13 at 6:36

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The problem was an add-on called "Sailor Shortcuts" that used Ctrl to shift between tabs. Thanks to @adithya!

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