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https://bbs.archlinux.org – A couple things to check:- are your system clock and timezone right?- is your hostname right, and is /etc/hosts sane?- is your locale correct ("locale" command) and is that locale built on your system ("locale -a" command)?- did you change file permissions or ownerships somewhere you shouldn't have, and apps are frustrated trying to access something they can't? (strace, below, should help with this one)Failing that, I suggest using strace to see what's going on in that minute of delay. Install the strace package, and then just do "sudo strace someapp&quo (HowTos)