ohai plugin for querying details like serial numbers from hard drives in chef-client nodes

a project by bigironman

Gathering detailed information about hardware in an automated way with chef using an ohai plugin enhances transparency about the hardware being used in a datacenter. The idea is to write a plugin for ohai that gatheres information from hard drives used in a node that runs chef-client.

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Support for the SMBus ARP protocol

a project by jdelvare

The SMBus standard specifies an address resolution protocol (SMBus ARP.) It has two key features : * Handle I2C slave address collisions. If two SMBus slaves would use the same I2C address, ARP lets one of them pick a different address to avoid the address collision.

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Write test cases for DAPS

an invention by fsundermeyer

DAPS, the "DocBook Authoring and Publishing Suite" provides a tool set for easy creation and publication of DocBook sources on Linux. DAPS lets you create HTML (incl. webhelp), PDF, EPUB, man pages, and other formats with a single command. DAPS is used and developed by teh SUSE documentation team.

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

studio-appliance-editor

a project by bear454

Build an open-source appliance editor for SUSE Studio that interacts only with the API, using modern JS web frameworks. For users, this provides an opportunity to influence, or create unique tailored editing experiences for Studio appliances. For Studio maintainers, this provides a road towards a modern appliance editor, and a chance to remove tens of thousands of lines of brittle legacy code. For hackers, this provides a chance to get your feet wet with modern client-side web technologies, like

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Reduce the number of builds in the openSUSE Build Service

a project by dmuhamedagic

In case any of the source files changed, openSUSE Build Service rebuilds the dependent packages regardless of whether that particular modification affects the dependency. This makes our resources footprint bigger (and the electrical power bills higher). It also affects users, because every new package build causes the package manager to include that package in the next update thus consuming network bandwidth and resources of users' computers.

Current OBS controls for package rebuild triggers

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

virtual wifi adapter in qemu

an idea by lnussel

one of the top features a distribution must always ship in a working state is wireless. Yet we have no way to test it in an automated way. To be able to do that via openQA we need qemu to emulate a wireless adapter. Whether it's emulating existing hardware or implements some virtio device that only works on Linux doesn't matter.

Updated over 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

unlock html5 story teller options for openSUSE/SUSE

an idea by froh

html5 gives a new way of exchanging and expressing ideas and telling stories. simple, slide-like examples:

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

Add VNC backend to openQA

an invention by zxdvd

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Raspberry PI radio transmitter (no additional hardware)

an idea by dheidler

Create a kernel module, which provides a virtual alsa sink, which transmits the audio through the air. see https://github.com/bmwiedemann/PiBits/tree/master/PiFmDma (code uses less cpu power)

Updated almost 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

Bug reporting GUI tool with template support

an idea by llipavsky

QA engineers often tests same/similar parts of software, and if they find a bug, the information they need to collect can be predicted. For example, for apache2 problems, following are needed:

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!