Bottles takes way too long at the Loading screen before loading (Fedora 36)

So… I just installed bottles because I want to use 7zip and some other program that only run in Windows. So I installed it from flatpak, and when I opened it, it showed currently loading. So I waited, for 25 minutes straight, until it stop stuckng at the Loading screen.

I’m quite new to Linux so problem like this are like random crashes in Windows. So is it something wrong with the installion, the OS, the app itself, or Wine, or other mysterious stuff.

Here is the installion log:

Required runtime for com.usebottles.bottles/x86_64/stable (runtime/org.gnome.Platform/x86_64/42) found in remote flathub
Do you want to install it? [Y/n]: y

com.usebottles.bottles permissions:
    ipc            network        pulseaudio        wayland                x11
    devices        devel          multiarch         dbus access [1]        system dbus access [2]

    [1] org.freedesktop.Notifications
    [2] org.freedesktop.UDisks2

        ID                                                  Branch                 Op           Remote           Download
 1. [✓] org.freedesktop.Platform.GL32.default               21.08                  i            flathub          109.1 MB / 138.6 MB
 2. [✓] org.freedesktop.Platform.ffmpeg-full                21.08                  i            flathub            4.1 MB / 4.2 MB
 3. [✓] org.freedesktop.Platform.ffmpeg_full.i386           21.08                  i            flathub            4.1 MB / 4.3 MB
 4. [✓] org.gnome.Platform.Compat.i386                      42                     i            flathub          150.6 MB / 154.1 MB
 5. [✓] org.gnome.Platform.Locale                           42                     i            flathub           17.7 kB / 336.0 MB
 6. [✓] org.gnome.Platform                                  42                     i            flathub          164.4 MB / 276.1 MB
 7. [✓] org.winehq.Wine.DLLs.dxvk                           stable-21.08           i            flathub           21.9 MB / 21.2 MB
 8. [✓] org.winehq.Wine.gecko                               stable-21.08           i            flathub          114.0 MB / 114.0 MB
 9. [✓] org.winehq.Wine.mono                                stable-21.08           i            flathub           73.4 MB / 85.1 MB
10. [✓] com.usebottles.bottles                              stable                 i            flathub          155.2 MB / 138.0 MB

Installation complete.

Hi :wave:
Please try starting bottles from terminal with:
flatpak run com.usebottles.bottles

There may be useful logs.

We have received some reports on this and are investigating. It seems to hit a few users.

I get the same when Bottles is allowed Internet access. When I disable it (through Flatseal) it starts almost instantaneously.

Hi, bottles can’t start.
At boot, it still downloading after 4 hours.