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GNU readline lets you move a word forward/backward using M-f and M-b (where M is usually the Alt key). But ever since upgrading to 12.04 it stopped working.

At first I tried disabling the "Key to show HUD" in Compiz, but it seems like that's not enough.

Any way around this?

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In the Terminal menu -> Edit -> Keyboard Shortcuts -> Enable menu access keys.

This fixed the problem for me.

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Just to clarify, that option needs to be disabled. – Idan K Jul 23 '12 at 6:46

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