How to install jEdit Programming Text Editor on Ubuntu (and Debian)
jEdit's official site describes this product as "a mature programmer's text editor with hundreds...of person-years of development behind it". No doubt you will want to review the features of jEdit before deciding if it's right for you. There are any number of ways to download and install jEdit depending on what platform you run and what methods you are most comfortable with. This tutorial shows you the easiest way to download and install jEdit on Ubuntu or any Debian-based distro.
Read the entire tutorial at WiredWriter.net