Distillery (aka OpenDOC)

a project by sven15

SUSE has lots of information in a jungle of tools within the company network. We want to create a platform to extract and refine (distil) the available information and display it in a meaningful manner. The overarching goal is to make available data more accessible. The initial idea sparked in a Knowledge management workshop for the SUSE Documentation Team. A first, refined version was presented as OpenDoc at openSUSE Conference 2016

Updated about 3 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Research the linux kernel network IO paths

a project by zyuhu

[Description] I'd like to devote efforts to get the main IO paths of linux network stack from the source codes and related details, such as kernel network initialization/configurations/monitoring/analyzing issues/network traffic scenarios/workloads generating tools/firewall policies, etc.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Local voice recognition for home automation

a project by jenspinney

There are several popular ways of controlling home automation with voice today. Amazon Echo and Google Home both allow users to control lights, speakers, etc. with a simple voice command. For this project, I want to replicate some of the simple voice commands supported by projects like those, but in a way that does all processing from within the local network, and doesn't upload any voice clips to a server outside the home. There's something that feels a little uncomfortable about Amazon or Google having the ability to listen in on all conversations, so I'm trying to eliminate that while still being able to turn my lights on or off by voice.

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

[yast] storage-ng improvements

a project by joseivanlopez

yast2-storage-ng is a reimplementation of the YaST storage module (yast2-storage) based on the also reimplemented library for storage manager

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Learn more BPF Compiler Collection (BCC)

a project by david_chang

After joined Gary's BCC workshop a few days ago. The BCC is interesting to me, so I'd like to look into it. - Go through the tutorial. https://github.com/iovisor/bcc/blob/master/docs/tutorial_bcc_python_developer.md

Updated about 3 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Dive into eBPF verifier

a project by gary_lin

Since eBPF was introduced into linux kernel, the eBPF verifier keeps the eBPF programs from any wrong-doing. I would like to look into the verifier and see if it's possible to extend the check to avoid reading any sensitive data in the memory.

Updated 4 months ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Apple swift language for openSUSE

an invention by kshatskyy

Build opensource swift language package for Leap 42.3, Leap 15.0 on OBS. https://swift.org/

Updated about 3 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

SUSE Photography Space

an invention by JWSun

These project have two sub-object. * Develop a lite edition photo manage tool, use to export photos from cellphone, memory card and other usb device. It can mange the photos by Exif information (such as date, location, and lens information).

Updated about 3 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

YaST module for (SUSE Manager) salt parametrizable formulas

a project by dmacvicar

Parametrizable formulas is a normal salt module plus some metadata in order to interactively parametrize them. The metadata is used to automatically generate forms that are then injected as pillar data. See original Hackweek project, SUSE Manager support for formulas blog article and its (internal for now) docs.

Updated 4 months ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

SUSE Manager / Salt integration revisited

a project by j_renner

There is a number of possible improvements to the architecture of SUSE Manager / Salt integration that should be investigated in order to improve the reliability and scalability of the backend: 1. Actions are currently scheduled in the minions using the schedule module of Salt. This brings problems with reliability as for instance a minion can be down at the specified schedule time which leads to actions not being executed. Scalability can be an issue as actions being scheduled for many minions might return results to the server at the same time. Instead it might be better to keep control over scheduled actions on the server to allow batching of actions as well as downtimes of minions or even the server. There is a work in progress branch to get started.

Updated 4 months ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Your Story Dice

a project by ammartinez

The purpose of this project is to implement an Android application which shows some images (or dice) which you must use to create a short story. The requirements and desired features for the app are:

Updated 4 months ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Use OpenStack Rally for SUSE Cloud testing

a project by evshmarnev

OpenStack is, undoubtedly, a really huge ecosystem of cooperative services. Rally is a benchmarking tool that answers the question: “How does OpenStack work at scale?”. To make this possible, Rally automates and unifies multi-node OpenStack deployment, cloud verification, benchmarking & profiling. Rally does it in a pluggable way, making it possible to check whether OpenStack is going to work well on, say, a 1k-servers installation under high load. Thus it can be used as a basic tool for an OpenStack CI/CD system that would continuously improve its SLA, performance, and stability. <img src="https://wiki.openstack.org/w/images/thumb/e/ee/Rally-Actions.png/850px-Rally-Actions.png" width="700">

Updated 4 months ago. No love.

Learn QEMU/ARM emulation

a project by jcejka

I would like to learn more about ARM/AArch64 emulation in QEMU, especially the boot process and different board emulation. Goals:

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

LetsEncrypt integration for openSUSE

an invention by dmolkentin

Make openSUSE the first distribution to support LetsEncrypt/ACME natively, in order to provide easy TLS encryption for all services. openSUSE users should be able to 1. Request certificates for associated host names and keep them up-to-date.

Updated almost 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Exploring Workflows in JIRA

a project by rsblendido

Lay out a mock version of an existing SUSE R&D process in JIRA. The process should have a reasonable amount of complexity, like

Updated 4 months ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Implement kernel cmdline and/or autoyast/kickstart support in terraform-provider-libvirt

a project by dmacvicar

terraform-provider-libvirt supports CoreOS ignition file/content, which end rendered as kernel command line options (the provider does some nice stuff like allowing you to pass the json content and it will take care of putting it into a temporary file). The idea is to:

Updated 4 months ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

OpenQA Skill for Amazon Echo (Alexa)

an invention by szarate

Control you openQA instance from an Amazon Echo!

How cool is that?

Updated over 1 year ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

froxlor Server Management Panel

a project by asemen

froxlor Server Management Panel create and start a push request upstream the openSUSE Leap 42.1 configuration tab

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

desktop saver

a project by psladek

The idea is to produce a standalone, independent tool to save and restore windows positions and sizes, analogous to a similar feature in KDE desktop. This would be handy in various lightweight desktop enviroments.

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

add LVM support to Guix System Distribution

a project by sleep_walker

LVM support for Guix System Distribution

With GNU Guix 0.8.1 and it's distribution there is still lack of LVM support. As I'm probably the only user of LVM, I need to hack support into initrd myself.

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Enlightenment Live CD

a project by simotek

Create a openSUSE 13.2 Live CD. As enlightenment doesn't fit on the standard openSUSE CD I'd like to create a Image with it.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

Improve posixovl to support fully featured POSIX file system on top of any limited file system (e. g. vfat)

a project by sbrabec

posixovl is a FUSE based successor of the old UMSDOS. It has a goal to provide POSIX file system functionality on top of vfat. Its code is nice and well written, but its feature set is not complete yet. It just supports: POSIX modes and user/group, hard and symbolic links, device nodes and named pipes. Much more can be done:

Updated over 1 year ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

work on the sTeam collaboration platform

a project by eMBee

open-sTeam is a platform for cooperative work and cooperative learning developed at the university of paderborn in germany. the platform is being used at http://societyserver.org/ and is being developed further.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

Enlightenment openQA improvements + git build images.

a project by simotek

  • Enlightenment already has some minimal openQA tests but more can be written.
  • A extended test Setup using extra repositorys in order to run tests on upstream pre release tarballs and potentially "Nightly/Weekly" builds.
Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Easily Deploy an HA cluster in Virtual Machines

a project by aginies

GOAL

Updated about 3 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Easy openSUSE Upgrade

a project by maverick74

The idea is about an easy way to allow users to make upgrades (e.g.: changing from one major version like 15.0 to version 15.1) using a GUI and as easy as they can in Ubuntu. Something like a notification with a button to perform the upgrade with just one-click, instead of having to deal with the terminal, that frights some new users and gives them the sensation of an outdated system.

Updated 3 months ago. 44 hacker ♥️. 7 followers.

Live audio project

a project by simotek

Live audio tools could use some work in openSUSE and are fun to play with. Finally many of these tools are making it into tumbleweed (And Leap 15.3) especially Cadence.

Updated over 1 year ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

Linux kernel networking: Improving qdisc hierarchies

a project by jkosina

jikos:~ # tc qdisc show qdisc tbf 10: dev eth0 root refcnt 2 rate 800Mbit burst 131000b lat 1.0ms

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Improve packagers' life

a project by kstreitova

Every packager encounters boring manual tasks every once in a while and these tasks can most probably be automated to some extent. During Hackweek I aim to try and identify such cases in various packagers' workflow and consider creating a tool that would make these tasks easier. Also, I would like to find out whether there is a demand for such tool. In that case, this Hackweek project will turn into a long-term task I plan to keep working on.

Updated over 1 year ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

Bring Linux memory scanner scanmem/GameConqueror to openSUSE

an invention by sparschauer

All other distributions have scanmem/gameconqueror packages. scanmem is a command line memory scanner to locate variables in memory and GameConqueror is the Python/GTK3 front-end for it which also provides game trainer features. But it is not only a game cheating tool. It can also help testing applications, debugging memory issues, watching variables in memory or it can be used for reverse-engineering. Hackers also use it for things like ping spoofing. As the upstream maintainer of this tool I'd like to bring it to openSUSE and maintain it there.

Updated 4 months ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Reviving the Nokia N900

a project by mstaudt

The Nokia N900 is a versatile phone/tablet/mini-computer. While its specs are outdated by today's standards, it's still hard to find something equivalently useful to hack on-the-go. Most of it's drivers are already upstream, with just a few components missing:

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Continue with a systemd alternative/replacement

a project by dsterba

Previous hackweeks spent on research (project/220), other alternatives. This time I'm

Updated about 3 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

SSH (Suse Social Hack) game

a project by nmoudra

This is a project to create a "larp" game for SUSE employees (or anyone geeky enough to play this) which will be based on computer related knowledge. The core of the game is to search for other people and clues for solving the main goal by "connecting" or "hacking" according to given HW and SW roles. E.g. a person will play router, another one will play PC and they will need to find a person playing TCP/IP protocol to communicate and eventually create a working setup to solve the goal. They they need to work as a group and solve riddles/ciphers which will let them go further. There are more game mechanics i have in mind, but don't want to spoil all of them now :)

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

OCI Image Distribution with RPMs

a project by cyphar

Currently the Open Container Initiative doesn't specify a distribution protocol or system, and the current "standard" format is the Docker registry protocol. Aside from technical reservations with Docker registry, it is also not an OCI-compliant system and will require a lot of work to integrate it into all of the openSUSE/SUSE tooling. So, a very insane idea I came up with is to convert OCI images to RPMs and then distribute them as simple RPMs. The idea would be to use capabilities (Provides: oci(...)) to implement the different names of images and then also the dependency graph of blobs (which would naturally be de-duplicated).

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Refresh connect.opensuse.org

a project by lrupp

Connect is the "social network" of the openSUSE community. While this might not sound so important, the problem is that the tool is used for membership management and all the other "administrative" stuff for the openSUSE community, which makes it a very important tool. The bad news is that - since years(!) - there is no-one actively maintaining the application. While the openSUSE Heroes keep the basic infrastructure up and running, they are not responsible for the application itself. Following the standard policy for such services, this would mean that connect has to be shut down immediately. But the openSUSE board heavily depends on this tool and asks every time when it comes to "shut it down" - to not do it.

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Learn the basics of an ancient nerdy language: COBOL

a project by slahl

COBOL is weird. COBOL is strange.

Updated 4 months ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Emacs org-mode (learning)

a project by keichwa

From the manual: "Org is a mode for keeping notes, maintaining TODO lists, and doing

Updated about 3 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

yast2-storage-ng as a libstorage-ng wrapper. POC

a project by ancorgs

The goal of this project is to write a proof of concept of a new philosophy for yast2-storage-ng. Instead of just extending the API offered by libstorage-ng, the idea is wrap libstorage-ng so the Ruby code using yast2-storage-ng does not have direct visibility (unless explicitly desired) on the libstorage-ng classes and methods. If you don't know what all that means, keep reading.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Explore how to write a help bot

a project by cyberiad

There is plenty of documentation wiki articles, forum posts, etc., but even with Google or local search engines the answer may be hard to find. Sometimes categorisation is missing or just basic information. 1. Look at existing openSUSE options and their usability.

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Get rid of perl-apparmor

a project by goldwynr

Perl-apparmor is obsolete in the apparmor community. No one is maintaining it. However, opensuse has to keep it to interact with yast, which is the main consumer of perl-apparmor. Getting rid of perl-apparmor would mean: + Creating a new interface (JSON) to interact with outside world (IOW, yast)

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

A brand new approach to system configuration management

a project by guohouzuo

In the previous hackweek (14), the following objectives from project "A generic mechanism for analysing and manipulating diverse software configuration files" were worked on: <pre>

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

kanku - worker distribution with rabbitmq/openvswitch

an invention by M0ses

kanku is designed to give you a better integration of your kiwi images built by the Open Build Service (OBS) in your development and testing workflow. The idea is to refactor kanku-scheduler so it can use distributed workers for more scalability using the following technologies:

Updated over 4 years ago. No love.

Re-architecting Jangouts data/events model

an invention by IGonzalezSosa

During the last GSoC, Jangouts was ported to work on Angular 2. Among other goodies, like the component-based approach or ditching the $scope thingie, Angular 2 leverages the use of observables thanks to its integration with RxJS. However, when the project started, our student (who did a great job) had to fight^Wwork with a beta version of Angular 2 and, unfortunatelly, the API changed before the release of the final version.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Yet another task tracking tool

an invention by mkoutny

Create a task tracking tool that would suit my needs (and enrich the pool of such author-only-optimized software). - TUI interface

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

"autoremove" functionality for zypper

a project by e_bischoff

The purpose would be to have the equivalent of Ubuntu's "apt-get autoremove" functionality. When you install package P, it might draw in dependancies D1, D2, ... Dn automatically.

Updated about 1 year ago. 5 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

fun hardware peripherials

a project by michals

There are many fun peripherials that you can connect to a RPi but PC users are not left out either * attiny85 <a href="http://www.banggood.com/ATTINY85-Mini-Usb-MCU-Development-Board-For-Arduino-p-971122.html&quot;&gt;&lt;img height="48" src="http://img2.banggood.com/thumb/large/2014/xiemeijuan/03/SKU207366/SKU207366-3.jpg&quot;/&gt;&lt;/a> has SPI and i2c interface so could be possibly used as USB<->i2c or USB<->SPI bridge. Unfortunately, the USB support needs some non-standard timings so there is quite a bit of integration and debugging needed.

Updated 4 months ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Docker for Beginners

a project by shundhammer

Using docker as a development platform for nontrivial development environments sounds interesting. This project is about learning basic docker handling, about exploring how to use it for simplifying development, and maybe (but just maybe) about providing ready-made docker containers for new team members.

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Unity3D : Moba : (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) on SUSE Linux Planning / Design / Programming

a project by JCayouette

Unity3D : Moba : (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) on SUSE Linux

This page is under development:

Updated 4 months ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

OpenQA appliance

a project by bear454

This is an idea that's been kicking around for a while... maybe it's finally time to "make it so." Minimally:

Updated about 3 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Using BCC to snoop ACPI or PCI power

a project by joeyli

BPF Compiler Collection (BCC) https://github.com/iovisor/bcc

Updated about 3 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.