Once again the problem of an ugly colour scheme returned. Instead of a sleek looking theme, I got the root theme which looks like it came out of Windows 10 years ago.
A Google search with the keywords “virtualbox ubuntu 11.04 ugly theme” led me to a Ubuntu forums thread with a link to the Virtualbox forums.
Here’s the solution which worked.
Open a terminal window, go to your home folder (don't forget that) and type: sudo gedit .gtkrc-2.0 (DO NOT forget the dot in the beginning of the filename) Type your password and when gedit opens copy/paste the following two entries in that new file. include "/usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/gtkrc" gtk-icon-theme-name = "ubuntu-mono-dark" The second line will fix the icons in Nautilus. Save the file, close gedit and restart your VM and...