By Geertjan-Oracle on Mar 21, 2013
I followed these instructions, and then found that I had Consolas available in NetBeans IDE 7.3, on Ubuntu:
Initially, the fonts in the editor looked as shown here.
Then, after increasing the font size and type to 14 and Bold, in the NetBeans Options window, the fonts were like this:
I'm not a hardcore Consolas user, so wondering if this is what Consolas users would expect?