Hack salt-toaster to use systemd-nspawn instead of docker

a project by mdinca

It seems that systemd-nspawn, together with machinectl can use qcow2 images directly. This means I could use the images genereted by kiwi to start containers (for development and for running the tests).

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

exceptional: Wrappers for C++ Exceptions.

a project by jwilliamson

Sometimes, you want a flexible way to handle certain situations involving C++ exceptions, particularly those for which alternative actions are either easily encapsulated, do not substantially interrupt the program flow, or must cross a foreign-function interface or thread boundary. A useful idiom is to rewrite attempts to perform an action with such forms of exception handling as instead returning a monadic value, like with C++17's std::optional<>:

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

SSH bastion and host management tools

a project by hart

Eliminate the overhead that usually comes with managing access details and credentials for many hosts in many locations by providing tools to install an 'anchor' service on one publicly accessible server, and a reverse tunnel and authentication synchronization service on each of the hosts one needs access to.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

Package mitmproxy for openSUSE properly

an invention by kfreitag

Mitmproxy is a totally awesome tool to investigate http- and https-traffic and thus is a very useful debugging tool.
I built a package for mitmproxy some time ago, it resides in OBS project devel:languages:python called python-mitmproxy. This needs some love: It fails to work nowadays because its dependencies moved on, and requires an update. I am also sure there could be a better home repository for it.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Computational photography in python

a project by nadvornik

Python offers some useful libraries for this topic, I already know numpy and openCV, I want to try for example scikit-image. As a concrete goal, I want to try deconvolution with variable PSF - create lens profile and use this profile to improve sharpness and chromatic aberration.

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

ipv6 support for download.opensuse.org / mirrorbrain

a project by dimstar_suse

There is a long-standing problem that mirrorbrain on download.opensuse.org does not do reasonable redirection when a user comes by with an ipv6 address... In my case for example, mirrorbrain claim I'm coming from an unknown country. It's a small country, ok, but by far not unknown (Switzerland)

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

RankWell: Markov Chain Generation of Yelp Restaurant Reviews

a project by ericp

Ever left a restaurant wanting to write a review, but thinking it wasn't worth the trouble to tap out all those words on your phone -- you just want to give the place your n stars and provide a few words of praise or condemnation? If only you could press a button to generate a plausible review. If this project happens, you will. We'll use the Yelp API to grab as many reviews of certain types of restaurants as the terms of service allow (I assume "Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other automated device, process or means to access, retrieve, scrape, or index any portion of the Site or any Site Content;" doesn't apply to API users -- otherwise it wouldn't be much of an API).

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Track statistics on the openSUSE staging process to gain feedback on changes

an invention by jberry

Collecting and presenting statistics on the various aspects of the openSUSE:Factory/openSUSE:Leap:* staging process would be useful for determining if changes in tooling and automation have an impact on the workflow. Some examples or information of interest are as follows. request

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Integrate zeromq into crowbar-openstack as a alternative to rabbitmq

a project by StevenK

RabbitMQ is, in this hacker's opinion, hard to run, hard to scale, hard to debug, and difficult to run in a HA situation. ZeroMQ takes a different approach from the centralized broker model, and instead runs a daemon on every machine that needs to send or receive message over the bus, and communicates directly between machines. * Package up zeromq.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Setup a virtual test envionment

a project by AngelaBriel

Playing around with kvm, libvirt and related tools to setup an easy to use and quickly available test environment on my workstation. Find out which other tools or environments are available on SUSE side, which can be used instead of a local/private solution.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Get started with upstream work in ODL/OPNFV

a project by mmnelemane

The goals: - Learn enough Java fundamentals to understand OpenDaylight code

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Make GCC IPA-SRA really IPA

a project by jamborm

GCC's IPA-SRA pass is run as a regular pass, not as an IPA pass. While this has simplified its implementation quite a bit, it's been creating pass-ordering issues for years now. So, let me try again to make it a real IPA pass, possibly dropping the capability to turn by-reference parameters to by-value ones, but definitely giving it the ability to work on strongly connected components of the call graph. And ending the pass-ordering issues.

Updated over 1 year ago. No love.

kernel sensitive data protection

a project by joeyli

There have some kernel mechanisms that they keep symmetric key or password in memory. Those password or key may leak through /dev/mem, kdump, hibernation, bpf print to userland. I want to think a design to:

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

kCFI Release

a project by jmoreira

kCFI is a tool that enables the compilation of commodity Operating Systems with Control-Flow Integrity protection. kCFI first prototype was developed/implemented during a PhD program held in the University of Campinas, in Brazil. Although fully functional, the tool remains in a very experimental shape, needing to be refactored prior to being released. As kCFI consists in multiple tools, which include compiler plugins, kernel patches and binary analyzers, its deployment is considerably complex. Once code refactoring is finished, the next step consists in setting up proper repositories for the tool and for each submodule, along with scripts and documentation to enable easy configuration and compilation on new environments.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

More ruby in YaST

a project by jreidinger

In general plan for YaST is to use ruby only in future. So goal of this project is to move it forward and replace more parts with ruby. Current ideas is to replace binary y2base with ruby script, which allows easier integration with ruby tools and more important it solve some issues with embedding ruby, as it will be then first citizen.

Updated about 3 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Learn openQA

a project by GraceWang

I plan to learn openQA during this hack week. Below are the details: - Basic concepts

Updated over 1 year ago. No love.

GoldenDict popup flag

an invention by xiaoguang_wang

When GoldenDict enable scan popup functionality, if you want GoldenDict to show popup window, you need to select word by mouse and at same time press ALT or CTRL key. You can't show popup window only by mouse when needed. Add a function, when a word was selected by mouse, nearby the word there will be a small flag, when you move mouse on the flag, popup window appears.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Push on the Tcl Binding for (lib)Marpa

a project by andreask

libmarpa is an parsing library based on Earley's algorithm, by Jeffrey Kegler.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

Learn Android Development: Just Roll One Die

a project by mvidner

I want to get started with developing apps for phones and tablets. It is a very general idea, rather open ended. To have tangible results, I want to make a trivial app and publish it in the official Google Play store: Just Roll One Die.

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Run all the upstream tests for all the packages we support

a project by pgeorgiadis

Take the source rpm of a package (e.g. systemd), find the upstream tests, run them, store the results to a database that a web ui can access and display them. Now, do this automatically, for every qam-sle update.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

Nightwatch, Webpack and vue.js!!!

a project by abelarbi

Nightwatch.js is a Node.js based End-to-End (E2E) testing solution for browser based apps. It's based on Webdrive, meaning it's a very reliable way for me to test HAWK UI! It's a great opportunity to learn Webpack, PhantomJS nightwatch and to set up a TDD approach with any new features written with vue.js, the framework which we will be using in HAWK from now on.

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

OBS project file search

a project by adamm

Implement a basic file search for a given OBS project. An example of basic functionality can already be found for Ubuntu or Debian. The goal is to implement,


Updated about 3 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Finish and publish a music manager script (finddupmusic), an automatic file mover (watchfilesmover) and an ISO image downloader/writer to USB drives (imwriter)

a project by alarrosa

In the last hackweeks and my free time, I've been developing several tools to various degrees of completion. The purpose of this hackweek is to finish three of them, publish them on github and create openSUSE packages. * finddupmusic

Updated over 5 years ago. No love.

openQA web UI improvements

a project by asmorodskyi

  1. currently when you navigate to Test Results page - it will load everything before show you the page. I plan to change this model into "load on demand" approach
  2. Test Details page currently show you thumbnails for all modules. Want to add expand/collapse functionality for thumbnails - by default you will not see them for passed modules. But you will have ability to expand them. Also I will add "Expand All"/"Collapse All"
Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Small Basic interpreter in Java

a project by mateialbu

Just an excuse to learn more about antlr and parsing in general. Update Implemented a very simple interpreter https://github.com/mateiw/littlebasic

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.