Use linear programming for the partitioning proposal

an idea by ancorgs

The YaST team is rewriting yast2-storage. That includes new shiny code for the storage proposal during installation. It calculates what partitions and/or volumes need to be created to allocate the system and finds the best way to create those partitions in the existing free spaces. The second part becomes more complicated than it looks as soon as you start considering the restrictions imposed by each volumes and by the technology (primary vs logical partitions, for example). Right now, the problem is solved by brute force. All the possible distributions of partitions and LVM physical volumes are considered and the best one (according to several simple criteria) is chosen.

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

Make Tumbleweed work on the GPD Win

a project by aplazas

The GPD Win is a Nintendo 3DS XL sized PC featuring a keyboard and gaming controls. Having openSUSE working on it would be great, unfortunately Tumbleweed doesn't work at all on it and Leap 42.2 is lacking many important features. A GPD Win runnning Leap 42.2

Updated almost 4 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

openSUSE on chromebooks (crouton)

an idea by mbrugger

Update for 2018 The only thing missing right now is a i386 Tumbleweed JeOS image. With that we should be good. Any help on that is highly appreciated.

Updated 11 months ago. 11 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

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 almost 4 years ago. 2 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 almost 4 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Emacs org-mode (learning)

a project by keichwa

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

Updated almost 4 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Learn the basics of an ancient nerdy language: COBOL

a project by slahl

COBOL is weird. COBOL is strange.

Updated 11 months ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

continue / push osc2

a project by mstrigl

While osc is growing and getting more and more complex and hard to maintain, there is an object oriented rewrite of osc which key points are:

Updated almost 4 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

linux antivirus engine

an idea by bmwiedemann

http://www.ranum.com/security/computer_security/editorials/dumb/ explained in detail that filtering badness is a dumb idea, so if we wanted to build a linux antivirus software, we would need a whitelist of programs that would be allowed to execute. We can easily use the rpm database for that. But what is missing, is a mechanism through that the kernel would check before executing $binary if it is OK to run it.

Updated almost 4 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

software.opensuse.org

an idea by lrupp

Getting more knowledge around the tools that drive the web page behind software.opensuse.org - and maybe trying to solve some issues reported on https://github.com/openSUSE/software-o-o

Updated almost 4 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

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 almost 4 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 over 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Cryptocurencies in openSUSE

a project by pluskalm

I want to create devel project for cryptocurrencies/mining tools/blockchain related stuff, fill it with packages and submit at least some of them to Tumbleweed. Lets go on as Standa took care of creating network:cryptocurrencies

Updated almost 4 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Packman diet 2.0

a project by scarabeus_iv

Continuing last year tweaks of packman project we should proceed in the good work and reduce the packman to provide smallest set of packages possible on Tumbleweed (later on inherited by 43.0...). One of the cool results planned is that on stock openSUSE Tumbleweed user will be able to run most of the multimedia apps and play youtube (this is already working) and also with addition of non-free repository being able to run netflix.

Updated almost 4 years ago. 9 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 almost 4 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Gomoduino: put some nice lights on your workstation to notify your coleagues when you are busy

a project by vcuadradojuan

Updated over 3 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Play with ionic framework

a project by mschnitzer

There is a super cool framework for mobile phone apps available: ionic (http://ionicframework.com/) ionic allows you to write apps in HTML, (Angular) JavaScript, and TypeScript for any mobile phone platforms: iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. You just need to know how to use HTML and JavaScript and you can start writing an app and convert it to any mobile phone platform.

Updated almost 4 years ago. 4 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 almost 2 years ago. 8 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 over 3 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Easily Deploy an HA cluster in Virtual Machines

a project by aginies

GOAL

Updated almost 4 years ago. 4 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 almost 4 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

grab this: improve the openSUSE Staging dashboard

a project by lnussel

Tumbleweed wouldn't be possible without staging projects and managing staging projects isn't possible with a nice GUI. The staging dashboard is there to help but needs some love, esp when comparing

Updated almost 4 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

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 almost 4 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

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 almost 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

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 almost 4 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.