jEdit is a programmer's text editor written in Java. The recommended Java version for running jEdit is Java 2 version 1.3. However, jEdit will also run with Java versions as old as 1.1 (as long as Swing 1.1.1 is installed). See the compatibility page for details. jEdit can be installed on both windows and Unix. The following installations will help you get and install jEdit on your PC (You can find installation instructions for Unix at http://www.jedit.org/index.php?page=download&platform=unix).
cd directory where you downloaded the JAR file java -jar filename.jar
For example, if you downloaded
you would enter:
cd C:\Downloads java -jar jedit32install.jar