Setup iTerm2: Better Movements with Emacs Bindings
I like to use Emacs Bindings for navigating the terminal. The iTerm2 default for the Control key works just fine, but the Meta key puts junk in the terminal. To fix this, iTerm2 needs to know that "Left Option" needs to be treated as a Meta key.
Click on Profile
Click on Keys
In the bottom right corner, You'll see Left Option. Change that to Esc+