How to solve random black screen issue on Linux Mint Qiana — Resident Nerd Tips

This issue can happen on Linux Mint Qiana Systems running ATI graphics cards. The Issue: While using the computer, the display suddenly go blank with all processes still running. The issue does not get resolved until the computer is restarted. The Solution:

  1. Go to Menu >> Administration >> Driver Manager
  2. Change from xserver-xorg-video-ati TO fglrx-updates

This will resolve the issue. No restart required

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