gtsfer wrote:What exactly did you install (what packages) for xscreensaver?
See this link... http://www.jwz.org/xscreensaver/man1.html. Look at the part where it says "PAM Passwords". It looks like you are missing a file maybe.
gtsfer wrote:OK I'll try again. I get that you restored installed programs with Mintbackup. But when you originally installed xscreensaver (with Package Manager I assume) did you install all these packages?
xscreensaver, xscreensaver-data, xscreensaver-data-extra, xscreensaver-gl, xscreensaver-gl-extra
# /etc/pam.d/xscreensaver - PAM behavior for xscreensaver
gtsfer wrote:# /etc/pam.d/xscreensaver - PAM behavior for xscreensaver
When you upgraded from 16 to 17 maybe did you leave your /home partition intact? I'm not sure why else you might be getting an error like this yet. If this doesn't help narrow it down you might try completely removing xscreensaver and all it's dependencies, and then and re-installing it. If you need help with that (the easy way) just let us know.
dollyp wrote:Over the weekend I reinstalled Mint17 from scratch and tried to suspend/resume immediately after reinstallation and before and after the first update. Same problem. Since others would have complained if there was a generic problem with Mint17 there must be something that is individual to my computer setup. I'll live with it for now.
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