VirtualBox Indicator Applet is a GNOME indicator applet for VirtualBox that sits in the panel and helps you start and suspend your Virtual Machines from one convenient place in your panel.
This wrapper for VirtualBox is written in Python.
To install simply run the install.sh script
This will install the executable indicator-vbox into /usr/local/bin by default. Edit the install.sh file if you want a different location.
To uninstall simply type:
sudo ./install --uninstall