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 <<O>>  Difference Topic InstallingJEdit (r1.8 - 17 Feb 2011 - Jan Northoff)
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You can download jEdit at http://sourceforge.net/projects/jedit regardless of your OS, but for some systems there are even easier ways to get jEdit. If you want to play it safe and have the most stable version, get 5.2.0. If you're willing to risk a few glitches to have the latest features, get 5.3pre1. If you're totally obsessed, see Building From Source.

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You can download jEdit at http://sourceforge.net/projects/jedit regardless of your OS. System specific installers are available for different operation systems.

  • If you want to play it safe and have the most stable version, get the stable version 5.2.0.
  • If you're willing to risk a few glitches to try out and test the latest features, get the development version 5.3pre1.
  • If you either don't want to wait for the next dev build to be updated or you're just interested, you can also build j Edit from source.
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Download a jEdit install jar. If double clicking on the jar does not start the installer, follow these steps:

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Either download the Windows installer or the jEdit install jar. The system specific installer lets you install jEdit like any other Windows program, provided that you have Java installed (Installing Java).

For the jEdit install jar: If double clicking on the jar does not start the installer, follow these steps:

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or follow the instructions on http://jedit.org/index.php?page=download&platform=windows#instructions

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You can either download and install with the Mac OS X package or the system independant jEdit install jar.

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  • Use the JPackage RPM repository if you use the RPM Package Manager
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You can either download the Debian package directly or


 <<O>>  Difference Topic InstallingJEdit (r1.7 - 20 Dec 2005 - TWiki Guest)
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 <<O>>  Difference Topic InstallingJEdit (r1.6 - 05 Jun 2004 - Linh Pham)
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jEdit is in the ports tree in /usr/ports/editors/jedit

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jEdit is in the Ports tree under: /usr/ports/editors/jedit

The current development version of jEdit is in the Ports tree under: /usr/ports/editors/jedit-devel


 <<O>>  Difference Topic InstallingJEdit (r1.5 - 05 Sep 2003 - Brad Mace)
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You can download jEdit at http://sourceforge.net/projects/jedit .

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You can download jEdit at http://sourceforge.net/projects/jedit regardless of your OS, but for some systems there are even easier ways to get jEdit.

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Download a jEdit install jar. If double clicking on the jar does not start the installer, follow these steps:

  1. Open 'My Computer' and go to Tools->Folder Options
  2. go to the 'File Types' tab
  3. Create or modify the entry for 'JAR' files to open with the javaw program in your $JAVA_HOME/bin directory
  4. you should now be able to double click the install jar to install jEdit.

 <<O>>  Difference Topic InstallingJEdit (r1.4 - 05 Sep 2003 - Brad Mace)
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Linux

Mac OS X

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Mac OS X

Linux

  • Use the JPackage RPM repository
  • Gentoo users can emerge jedit
Debian
add these lines to /etc/apt/sources.list:
deb http://dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/jedit ./
deb-src http://dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/jedit ./
then apt-get update followed by apt-get install jedit

Free BSD

jEdit is in the ports tree in /usr/ports/editors/jedit

 <<O>>  Difference Topic InstallingJEdit (r1.3 - 05 Sep 2003 - Brad Mace)
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If you don't have a java runtime installed, start with Installing Java.

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Mac

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Mac OS X

Mac classic

Mac support for java stopped with jdk 1.1.x, but current versions of jEdit only work with java 1.3.x and java 1.4.x. However, if you've just got to have jEdit on your old mac, you can use jEdit 3.2.2 which works with java 1.1.x.


 <<O>>  Difference Topic InstallingJEdit (r1.2 - 29 Aug 2003 - Brad Mace)
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You can download jEdit at http://sourceforge.net/projects/jedit . If you want to play it safe and have the most stable version, get 5.2.0. If you're willing to risk a few glitches to have the latest features, get 5.3pre1. If you're totally obsessed, see Building From Source.


 <<O>>  Difference Topic InstallingJEdit (r1.1 - 28 Aug 2003 - Brad Mace)
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Revision r1.1 - 28 Aug 2003 - 23:37 GMT - Brad Mace
Revision r1.8 - 17 Feb 2011 - 13:48 GMT - Jan Northoff
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