Installing a Terminal Console
If you do much command line work, you may want to consider installing a terminal program with many more features.
QKonsole is an excellent tool. It provides multiple terminal windows and several convenience features.
This product shares a home page with qpdf2: http://sourceforge.net/projects/qpdf2/
There's even an ipk download at: http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/qpdf2/qkonsole_0.9.3-20040205_arm.ipk?download
[For Newbies: Download this .ipk package. Then select the menu for Settings --> Add/Remove Software --> then pick qkonsole]
Once installed, execute QKonsole.
Create a 2nd Terminal: Click on the terminal/shell icon to create a second window. Switch between 2 Terminals: Press the  and  at the bottom of the page. Switch to Full Screen Mode: Press the icon with arrows pointing in 4 directions. To return from Full Screen to Normal Mode: Press the top/center of the screen.
There's even a little clipboard where you can cut and paste text from one terminal to the other or previous command lines.