Study and play with Machine Learning

a project by wanghaisu

I am HA developer, don't have any experience on machine leaning field. Recent years, many topics like "Data Analysis, Data Mining, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Big Data, etc... (I don't forget AI, but in not this time)" become more and more popular and seems interesting to me. I also want to know how high availability function implemented in some distributed system for the core part. Google TensorFlow1.0 just released, it is the time to play on it.

Updated 4 months ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Reanimate djmount

a project by mwilck

djmount is a neat idea - see UPnP/AV resources in your directly in the file system. Unfortunately the code hasn't been maintained for ~10y, and - at least for me - seems to by plagued by various bugs causing crashes and what not. There's currently no official openSUSE package. This project aims to pick up the code, fix bugs, and make the tool actually useful again. The code itself seems to be in quite a good shape, so this should be doable.

Updated over 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Implement more (all missing) Filesystems in libstorage-ng

an invention by aschnell

The next generation libstorage-ng is still missing support for some filesystems. The task is to implement all of them: - ext2 and ext3 should be easy since ext4 is already done.

Updated about 3 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Improve headmore (your VNC client for character terminals) with new features

a project by guohouzuo

headmore is your fully functional VNC client (viewer + control) launched from command line for your geeky character terminals (Linux VT console, xterm, and more):

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.


an invention by irfan_habib

Want to play with Alexa skills development. The focus will be integrate Alexa with a Chromcast device. A user should be able to cast content (such as a YouTube video) with their voice.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Turn an android tablet into a drawing tablet

a project by Pastafly

Turn an android tablet into a drawing tablet

At the end of the project we should be able to use an android tablet as a drawing tablet in our Linux environment.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

A daemon program that empowers telephone appliances and SMS-capable devices to use Internet features

a project by guohouzuo

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Paper folding machine

a project by aocole

Build a paper folding machine capable of folding Skill Shot. * Print run is 2500 copies

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

backport fix for Pinnacle PCTV DVB-T tunner for Turris-OS official kernel

a project by sleep_walker

I found recently that my DVB-T tunner plugged into Turris Omnia router gets a lot of I2C errors and sometimes divisions by zero. I wasn't able to reproduce it on my openSUSE box with 4.9 kernel so there is good chance that newer kernel contains fix (or it is architecture specific problem).

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

boot own kernel on Lenovo Tab 3 Business tablet

a project by sleep_walker

Lenovo Tab 3 Business is nice piece of hardware with ARMv8 CPU and plenty of memory. It would be nice to try to boot some other OS. 1] collect information about HW and FW

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

ESP8266 Tinkering

a project by nwmac

ESP8266 Tinkering

The ESP8266 is an interesting little device that has been around for a while. It has the potential to support some interesting IoT applications. There is Ardunio core support for this device <> and a rich set of libraries to help developers get started.

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Try implementing OMEMO encryption for Empathy

a project by tonghuix

It looks like OTR will never be implemented for Empathy. But two years after Snowden end-to-end encryption is really a basic requirement for every secure chat program. A few weeks ago I read about a promising protocol called OMEMO which seems to overcome all shortcomings of OTR and GnuPG with respect to instant messaging. This would be a option for Empathy to finally support end-to-end encryption.

Updated 4 months ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

openSUSE OpenStack Cloud

a project by bmwiedemann

make crowbar+openstack work on openSUSE Leap 42.2 part of this is setting up public CI. For that, we need to port mkcloud to work on Debian.

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

KF5 Czech localization

a project by vpelcak

Plans of the Project

After some time I would like to move KF5 translation ahead again.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

Investigate how to use fuzzy tools reproduce bugs

a project by yosun

We used trinity to make fuzzing test, but it hard to reproduce bugs. I'd like to try to use syzkaller or other fuzzy tools to find a stable process to reproduce fuzzy bugs.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

Add testcases introduction for kernel testsuites

a project by yosun

Since sometime we have limited time to file a bug, especially during daily review of testsuites result. Then some bugs are lake of introduction about what the testsuite are tested, it makes developer take more time to debug this issue. I'd like to find a way to add some description in somewhere convenient to use, when file a kernel function bug.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Learn about debugging of services in systemd/dbus times

a project by mvancura

boot: to find logs with both kernel and user-space parts, be able to add debug flags etc. to the failing service configuration... suspend/resume: what services are configured? Something triggered via DBus? How to find? And how to debug that?

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

OBS project diff plugin

an invention by lnussel

Leap integrates packages from several SLE codestreams and Factory. In order to keep an overview of what package has which version and in which project an overview is needed. An obs plugin similar to the Factory dashboard could probably do the job. Prototypes using the REST api are at

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Learn KMS / DRM graphics driver internals - implement virtual/software KMS driver

a project by vliaskovitis

I want to understand the basics and architecture of KMS / DRM drivers in the kernel (also in mesa, but this project is more about the kernel-side). I will read docs and attempt to implement a virtual kernel-mode-setting driver (vkms) as described in Documentation/gpu/todo. This would be a KMS driver for a fake modesetting graphics device, just using normal system memory. This can be useful for learning, but judging from dri-developer discussions, also useful for testing hotplug races, plane blending and finding other KMS/DRI infrastructure bugs. Some items to implement:

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

DMI table conformance checker

a project by jdelvare

The SMBIOS specification includes an informative annex providing conformance guidelines for DMI table implementations. I would like to write a checker tool to verify the conformance of DMI tables, based on this document. Such a tool could be useful for system firmware writers. We already have dmidecode which is able to locate and decode DMI tables. It should be fairly easy to reuse the same core and add an alternative structure parser, which would perform the checks instead of printing the decoded information.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

Add URLs for source repos and communication to Hackweek projects

a project by eclectigeek

It would be excellent if Hackweek projects had a standard way to include URLs for their code repositories, as well as URLs for communication methods like chat and email. This would allow folks who are interested in a project to either lurk a bit to learn more, or directly reach out to the folks running the project. While I understand that you can add these here in the Markdown, I'd like a way that's also programmatically accessible. I'd also like to be able to obfuscate email address in a way that tends to discourage or protect from spammers.

Updated over 1 year ago. No love.

libpsoas: A C++ Ceph client library

a project by jwilliamson

libpsoas is a C++ library for writing Ceph clients. Some of its design goals include:

Updated over 2 years ago. No love.

Analyze the security of Linux HTTPS connections and monitor the traffic of "smart" devices

an invention by thardeck

I have Raspberry Pi with WLAN and an additional network module which can be run as a WIFI access point.


Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Time Lapse Videos for HackWeek 15

a project by JonathanKang


Record several time lapse video for this HackWeek.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

Research LVM2 new features: System ID, lvmlockd

a project by ZRen

The new features below were added for the cluster (shared disk) scenario of LVM2 in upstream half year ago. I'm new to LVM2, and have been busy with bugfix things this days. This hackweek

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.