Has anyone installed correctly Ubuntu 12.04 on HP ProBook 4530s (Radeon HD 6490 M + Intel HD Graphics)?I don't have much time to spend in configurating the system,I would most like to simply install a system that works on my machine.I was tried this 4 months ago but I gave up because of a lot of trouble that I encountered. :(
I have. The battery lasts about an hour and a half.
Video drivers should be installed by generating a ubuntu-specific package from the download from AMD (not by ubuntu's additional drivers).
Hibernation doesn't work (it works, see update).
Everything else works.
Update: The only thing I couldn't get to work were additional drivers for the Touchpad on/off led, and its multitouch features.
laptop-tools (package) and indicator-cpufreq increase your battery life, but not by much. I'm still working on that. https://launchpad.net/indicator-cpufreq
If battery life bothers you, you can read additional information here (there are great links in the answers and comments): Ubuntu 12.04 Battery problem and Is there ongoing work in the kernel team to improve battery life under linux?
indicator-cpufreq PPA (their instruction says not to use for Precise and above, but worked for me): https://launchpad.net/~artfwo/+archive/ppa
Also, hibernation works (it wasn't enabled by default or something).
To enable hibernation, type:
And paste the following text into that file: