I'm on Fedora 14, and OpenOffice 3.3.0 takes a long time to open (about 30 seconds, sometimes less). It isn't a CPU or disk performance issue, it's just simply a very long delay before the program opens. It appears to be a frivolous network connection timing out.
According to Wireshark, it tries to look up:
which fails, after which it tries to look up:
dulcimer is my hostname, and LiteStream is my ISP)
Is there a way to work around this bug in OpenOffice?