SUSE Music(ian) Space

a project by ralfflaxa

Once again, the SUSE band is coming together to make music and we're planning a party this time round!!! We have a band name :-)

Updated about 3 years ago. 46 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one-click, instead of having to deal with the terminal, that frights some new users and gives them the sensation of an outdated system.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 over 1 year ago. 45 hacker ♥️. 9 followers.

Hack the Hack Week tool

an invention by hennevogel

This project is about advancing the tool you're currently browsing. It got started back in Hack Week 9 to retire all the weird tools we've used in the past to track ideas. As you can see it has gone far but is still far from done. There are lots of features missing and bugs to be fixed on github. Get going!

Updated about 2 years ago. 24 hacker ♥️.

crash-python

a project by jeff_mahoney

New Development In previous hack weeks, the first few days ended up being wasted on just getting it working. I'm pleased to share that the code quality has improved dramatically since the last hack week and there are now extensive test cases for both unit testing and testing against real vmcores, and we'll use both mypy and pylint (if installed) to perform static analysis. Packages for those are available in openSUSE or as part of the crash-python OBS repo for SLE15. It has been tested with kernels from 3.0 to 5.1.

Updated almost 3 years ago. 21 hacker ♥️. 4 followers.

New SUSE R&D Employee workstation/laptop auto-installer

a project by dmacvicar

The idea is to create a bootable medium (eg. pendrive) that allows: * Selection of either SLES, Leap or Tumbleweed.

Updated over 4 years ago. 21 hacker ♥️.

x86 instructions decoder

a project by bpetkov

This is the tool I've been working on since HW11 and it needs more work. Actually, there's always something which could be done on it. It is basically an x86 instruction decoder with special emphasis on the kernel and decoding interesting pieces of it in order to help in the development of low-level patching techniques, among others. git repo: https://gitlab.suse.de/bp/x86d

Updated about 2 years ago. 17 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

gfxboot for grub2

a project by snwint

Make a final attempt to implement a graphical user interface for grub2 (gfxboot2).

It's quite some work, unfortunately. Here's what's done so far:

Updated about 3 years ago. 16 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Learn to speak, read and write German

an invention by cjschroder2

My German reading and speaking skills suck. I've forgotten everything except "Mehr Bier, bitte". A week of intensive immersion ought to enable me to order food as well. And converse with my German team members. Especially when we go out for meals and drinks. This should have a concrete goal, so I will write a short story in German to demonstrate my amazing new fluency*.

Updated about 2 years ago. 16 hacker ♥️.

geekos.prv.suse.net employee finder

an invention by hennevogel

Mission: Our company org chart consists mostly of teams + their project managers. teams.suse.com is an application that gives an overview about the various SUSE team resources like org-chart, office locations, mission descriptions, links to team pages/blogs etc. It should combine the various data sources that are already there (eguide, floor, externaltools etc.) and provide a way to enrich this data.

Updated about 2 years ago. 13 hacker ♥️.

package Atom and its dependencies for openSUSE

a project by pluskalm

It would be nice to have trendy and hip editor [0] in openSUSE. Currently however some nodejs dependencies are missing.

What needs to be done:

Updated almost 5 years ago. 13 hacker ♥️.

Brainstorming about Continuous Delivery in SLE

a project by pgeorgiadis

Hackweek is here! I think this is the best week of the year to sit down altogether and exchange ideas and suggestions. The main topic is Automation. The goal is that many of these ideas might help various teams within SUSE to engage their business reasons better in defining key expectations and improve the quality of our software products. No fear of change -- the aim is to propose a modern pipeline in a less-invasive manner. Everybody has an idea, everybody has a voice! Brainstorming together can be useful to many different roles, including testers, analysts and developers. Let's have a chit-chat and write down some of those; Hopefully we will come up with plenty of tips on how to organise testing activities better. > Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is a progress. Working together is a success. - Henry Ford

Updated almost 5 years ago. 13 hacker ♥️.

openQA Package Testing

a project by RBrownSUSE

openQA has a well earned reputation as a 'full system' testing tool, able to test a system end-to-end from the operating system to it's applications on a number of different platforms and architectures, including VM's & Bare Metal. But one area of weakness is it's usefulness as a testing tool for developers or packagers. openQA can easily test a package once it's INSIDE a distribution, but how do you test that package BEFORE submitting it to the distribution?

Updated almost 5 years ago. 13 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Dochazka

a project by smithfarm

Dochazka is a long-term project to replace the obsolete Attendance & Time Tracking system used by the Prague office since 2007. Dochazka is a complex system consisting of three major components: - RESTful backend App::Dochazka::REST (with lots of help from Web::MREST)

Updated almost 2 years ago. 12 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 about 2 years ago. 11 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

Find the exploit on the hackweek-tool

a project by dmaiocchi

there is a small security, data manipulation bug on the hackweek-tool. You can try to find it, i will then post it at the end of the hackweek

Updated about 5 years ago. 11 hacker ♥️.

gitbot

a project by dmaiocchi

Updated about 5 years ago. 11 hacker ♥️.

Little-Big sumaform improvements

a project by moio

sumaform is a set of terraform modules to deploy SUSE Manager installations originated in Hackweek 14. One year later, it is used virtually by all SUSE Manager developers daily and in our automated test suites - some consultants and SEs also use it.

Updated about 2 years ago. 11 hacker ♥️.

Implement >=z10 (s390x) support to QEMU

a project by mbenes

Last time I checked QEMU lacked support for >= z10 processors. Thus one cannot run SLE12 and newer in a virtual machine on non-s390x host. I'd like to improve the situation during Hackweeks.

Updated about 3 years ago. 10 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 about 5 years ago. 9 hacker ♥️.

openSUSE for Small and Medium Business

a project by kfreitag

There are a couple of interesting initiatives that make the openSUSE project interesting for SMB, such as

The Invis Server

Updated about 2 years ago. 9 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

X86_64 platform system program

a project by jnwang

Description

It can boot up from udisk/floppy.

Updated about 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️. 3 followers.

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 about 3 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

Prototype new LTP upstream runltp script

an invention by metan

Currently the upstream LTP is executed by a hacked up and old runltp script that executes even worse and fairly old mess called ltp-pan which in turn actually executes the test cases. This whole thing is a unmaintainable mess that should have been replaced with something simpler a long time ago. It should also have a few more features that has been requested in the meantime and not implemented since nobody wants to touch the code. For instance executing the test cases on a different machine via ssh and writing the results locally. Another feature I've been thinking about for quite some time is a parallel test execution, since most of the test cases in fact could be executed in parallel which could easily speed up the test run twice. There are other tests that cannot, mostly stress tests, but also test cases that modify global system state, i.e. system time, make use of sysv IPC, use loop devices, etc. These kind of tests should be annotated somehow so that we do not end up with a test cases competing for a global resources in a parallel test run.

Updated about 3 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

Use a SUSE OS on Raspberry Pi for a home entertainment and automation system.

an idea by bryanstephenson

  • Get a SUSE OS working on my Raspberry Pi.
  • Get familiar with networking commands and config file formats.
Updated about 5 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

GeekoScreen: Building an open-source based whiteboard

an invention by TBro

GeekoScreen - an open-source based whiteboard

Idea

Updated almost 5 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

SUSE Manager plugin/extension system

an idea by dmacvicar

Some of SUSE Manager features are quite vertical to the rest of the system. A plugin/extension mechanism should allow for adding these verticals installing a single package/rpm.

Updated about 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

openQA-butler - Application that offers a GUI for installing and configuring openQA and openQA workers.

an invention by SLindoMansilla

Docker & Yast

Goals

Updated about 2 years ago. 8 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 about 5 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

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

a project by vcuadradojuan

Updated almost 5 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Investigate using Terraform plus Salt as HA cluster test platform

a project by KGronlund

For testing Hawk, we're currently using a Vagrant configuration, and for testing HA releases we've been using a set of scripts originally authored by Antoine Ginies as a Hackweek project. My vague idea is to combine Terraform, Salt and a custom web frontend to make a tool that can be used by us as developers but also for others that want to try Hawk or play around with a cluster, for example for the UX team when testing modifications to the Hawk UI. I would base this on the work done by the SUSE Manager team:

Updated about 5 years ago. 7 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 5 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Design the 2021 Open Build Service sticker

a project by hennevogel

2019

2019 sticker

Updated about 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

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 over 3 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Inqlude, the Qt software archive

a project by cschum

During Hack Week 7 I worked on an archive of Qt-based libraries. The goal was to easily make all available Qt libraries accessible to developers. Think CPAN for Qt. So I hacked on a web site and a command line client. There was a little bit of progress on the project since then, but with the upcoming KDE Frameworks 5 there will be quite a number of additional libraries available for Qt developers. This should be well represented in Inqlude as well. The coverage of Inqlude is also still not complete, and the tooling needs some improvement as well, especially regarding integration with distributions.

Updated about 5 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

LDraw for Linux

a project by jbohac

Project Description

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

QDirStat - Qt-based directory statistics: KDirStat without any KDE, now based on Qt 5

a project by shundhammer

This is about porting the old KDE 3 based KDirstat to the latest Qt 5. KDirStat didn't use that much KDE infrastructure to begin with, and KDE seems to be more and more a moving target. Project repo and web site with more details:

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Continue with a systemd alternative/replacement

an invention by dsterba

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

Updated 7 months ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Provide tools to analyze the life-time of maintenance and release requests in IBS/OBS

an invention by psimons

We need statistical analysis and key performance indicators to describe the lifetime of maintenance and release requests in IBS, for example: - How long does an update take starting from the time the first maintenance request is created and stopping at the time the update is released to customers?

Updated about 5 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

OTR (Off The Record) plugin development with libotr5 for encrypted chat

a project by whdu

To implement OTR function on IRC client, to make chatting private. pure-python-otr (potr) has lack of maintenance for a long time and been considered as "potentially insecure". So I will call libotr5 directly with C.

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Developer documentation of boot process (userspace)

a record by mkoutny

There are many tasks necessary to do since PID 1 is started by kernel before the system can do any useful work. And those tasks ideally run as parallel as possible. Unfortunately, sometimes the dependencies and ordering can get wrong resulting into race conditions or deadlocks. The goal of this project is to document in detail what happens when and explain the dependencies so it could be used as a reference when someone runs into a problem with their boot task.

Updated over 4 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️. 1 follower. Has no hacker: grab it!

Reverse engineer memory layout

an invention by mkoutny

TL;DR Use convolution to find type candidates, then solve system of equations to refine the result. You are given a set of memory regions. And set of types (structures) that can possibly be present in the regions.

Updated over 4 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

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,

Features

Updated almost 5 years ago. 6 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 about 2 years ago. 6 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 about 2 years ago. 5 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 about 5 years ago. 5 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 3 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Evernote client (everpad/geeknote) for openSUSE

a record by mwilck

Evernote is a popular cloud-based note-taking application. It has the advantage of being available on many platforms, thus notes taken on an Android phone are readily available on the desktop, and vice versa. Unfortunately there's no official Evernote client for Linux. It can be used through its Web UI, but a more lightweight client would be desirable as well.

Updated about 3 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

Write a personal Telegram bot

a project by imanyugin

The goal is to reduce the number of applications installed on the mobile phone (which consequently reduces the number of ads and spyware) and transfer some of the functionality of the commonly installed apps to a personal Telegram Bot. Bots are a great way of implementing integration with external services, and, to this end, we expect the following functionality:

Updated about 5 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

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 about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

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 5 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.