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Installed Virtual Box 1.5.2, I immediately noticed that the fonts of the window were too big, if you experienced the same problem or you just want to get a better integration of Qt applications with Gnome here are some simple steps to follow.

First let’s install Qt3 configuration editor and polymer, a port of the “Plastik” KDE theme which doesn’t depend on KDE libraries.

sudo apt-get install qt3-qtconfig polymer

Ok now open Qt3 Configuration from System menu (qtconfig-qt3 from bash) and select Polymer style.

Polymer

Now open the font tab and select a Sans font like this:

fonts

Save from menu and close Qt3 Configuration. Give a look to your Qt3 applications, they’ll look very different ;)

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There are a lot of improvements since the last version this software is growing really fast, that’s the power of open source ;)

From prompt:
wget -q http://www.virtualbox.org/debian/innotek.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add –

You should see “OK

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

and put at the end of the file

deb http://www.virtualbox.org/debian gutsy non-free

then:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install virtualbox

remember to add your user to vboxusers group, and now happy virtualization to everyone ;)

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