Alt+left/right arrows switch between tty consoles (MATE vanishes)

Project:Trisquel
Version:8.0
Component:Programs
Category:bug report
Priority:normal
Assigned:Unassigned
Status:active
Description

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-shell/+bug/1508146

I find it annoying, especially as irssi uses alt+left/right arrow to move between windows.