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When I type Control and any of the arrow keys in any terminal (gnome-terminal, as well as terminator), I get this (or something like it).

It happens when I use openbox as well, so it's not a compiz issue. And it's only in terminal programs, never in a GUI app (such as Firefox, Chrom(ium)e, or Empathy).

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What is in your ~/.inputrc and /etc/inputrc? The minimum to get those keys working is, I think:

# mappings for Ctrl-left-arrow and Ctrl-right-arrow for word moving
"e[1;5C": forward-word
"e[1;5D": backward-word
"e[5C": forward-word
"e[5D": backward-word
"ee[C": forward-word
"ee[D": backward-word

If you have these in /etc/inputrc, the file needs to be included from ~/.inputrc, so check that it has the following line:

$include /etc/inputrc

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