SUSE Musicians Project

a project by jctmichel

We started the SUSE Musician's Space several Hackweeks ago, out of which we spawned the SUSE band, now known as SUSE LOUD. Since there are a lot of musicians in SUSE, not all rock musicians, we decided to see whether we could get some other music projects off the ground during this Hackweek.

Updated about 5 years ago. 8 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 about 3 years ago. 21 hacker ♥️. 4 followers.

Learn Python

a project by djz88

Python is well known all over the world and has wide range of usage. Lets dive into to a bit.

Updated over 3 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Reverse engineer Tecnoalarm protocol

a project by cbosdonnat

TecnoAlarm is a house alarm system. The input devices are communicating with the main node of the system via an RS 485 bus. In order to be able to plug in such systems in a house automation system, its communication protocol needs to be reverse engineered.

Updated almost 3 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️. 4 followers.

Running openATTIC and DeepSea on multiple distros

a project by jluis

Running openATTIC and DeepSea on Multiple Distributions

Updated over 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Automation of virtualization testing in QAM team (deployment+basic test scenario)

a project by brhavel

This was planned for previous hackweek (hw16-1) => Automated deployment of virtualization hosts and build up of virtual machines for xen+kvm+related tool testing.

Updated over 5 years ago. 2 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 over 2 years ago. 17 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

X86_64 platform system program

a project by jnwang

Description

It can boot up from udisk/floppy.

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

Improve the openSUSE infrastructure

a project by lrupp

There is a lot to do in the openSUSE infrastructure land... So let's start, have a look at https://progress.opensuse.org/, take some tickets and try to resolve them as good as possible. There are also other interesting topics:

Updated over 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Build a minetest server inside SUSE network

a project by whdu

An introduction from minetest website: " Minetest is a near-infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine, inspired by InfiniMiner, Minecraft, and the like. Minetest is available natively for Windows, OS X, GNU/Linux, Android, and FreeBSD. It is Free/Libre and Open Source Software, released under the LGPL 2.1 or later. " In short, MineTest is a Free and Open Source re-implementation of MineCraft, but it provide many flexible features compare MineCraft. It's not only a game but also a framework for developers to extend so to make their own worlds.

Updated over 2 years ago. 12 hacker ♥️.

Practice Go

a project by vcuadradojuan

Use this hackweek to practice and learn more about Go.

Updated about 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Gran Canaria office: whiteboard, cubieboard and more

a project by ancorgs

Time for technical housekeeping in the shared Gran Canaria office. For the last couple of weeks, the Cubieboard powering our "SUSE office in a box" has been unresponsive. I want to check why. Fix it, update the system, etc.

Updated over 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Add SUSE Manager virtualization management capabilities

a project by cbosdonnat

SUSE Manager can do some virtual machines management, but needs a lot to be complete. This project is about investigating more on that topic.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 4 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 over 2 years ago. 13 hacker ♥️.

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 ♥️.

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 over 2 years ago. 16 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 over 2 years ago. 9 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

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

an invention by SLindoMansilla

Docker & Yast

Goals

Updated over 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

Kubic Desktop - aka Sgt Peppers Read Only Hearts Club Band

a project by RBrownSUSE

The Kubic Project currently produces a "CaaSP-like" Tumbleweed OS, focused on Kubernetes clusters However many of the attributes of Kubic (read-only filesystem, transactional updates, containerised services) could be an interesting platform for another use A Chromebook-like Linux Desktop

Updated over 2 years ago. 10 hacker ♥️.

Intranet Search Engine

a project by sven15

In this hack week we want to focus on improving the existing components used for http://docsearch.nue.suse.com. Creating separated repositories for each service and pushing them to github.com is also desired. We also want to create the theoretical foundation for categorizing text to improve the search results.

Updated over 3 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Improve kernel crashdump upload infrastructure

a project by puzel

Kernel dumps, provided by our customers, are uploaded by Customer Support to ziu.suse.de and shared via NFS to L3 servers at which they're analyzed. This procedure works, but likely has room for improvement. The goal of the project is to understand the workflows and needs of Customer Support, L3 and engineering (Labs) and to implement a system to automate parts of the workflows.

Updated over 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Designing with LibreOffice

a project by rliang06

L10N for the book entitled Designing with LibreOffice by Bruce Byfield

Updated over 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Learn (machine) learning

an invention by mwilck

I'd like to gain practical knowledge about machine learning / TensorFlow / scikit by trying out simple examples.

Updated over 2 years ago. 32 hacker ♥️.

Improve EMU Team tools

a project by vitezslav_cizek

The goal of this project is to extend and consolidate the tools used by the Emergency Update Team. - Port some of our tools to the maintenance API

Updated over 6 years ago. No love.

Research/Development: `Doc as Code` Using Asciidoctor, Jekyll, gh-pages, TravisCI, Bootstrap v4 and any Additional Tech Discovered Along the Way

a project by JCayouette

Doc as Code with Asciidoctor, Jekyll, and TravisCI

Goals: (Subject to change)

Updated over 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

create a kernle module monitor basic information in disk/driver IO

an invention by jerrytang

I'v been doing the testing on device mapper, once there are some regression it's very hard to debug without block-layer knowledge.
I'm very interest on how the kernel handle the bio/request/request queue/elevator system.I think this is good chance to read and learn .

Updated over 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Play with Caas Platform 2 and Salt

a project by wanghaisu

CaaSP is designed to be used with containers based on SUSE micro OS, using Salt as the management tool. CaaSP2 GMC is available at the moment. I want to spend the hackweek 0x10 to play with it, figure out how CasSP integrate and work with Salt. My target is to understand the CasSP, like the advantage it take to k8s. How salt works in CasSP?

Updated over 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Improve Conference Recording Experience

a project by dmolkentin

Problem statement

Right now, we have different resources to pool videos. The goal of is to consolidate all video resources into a central place to make them easily searchable, and enable a youtube like experience, rather than a simple file list.

Updated over 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

free hugs

an invention by dmaiocchi

free hugs for hackweek

Updated over 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

Base container image and template for openSUSE Leap 42.3

a project by dmacvicar

Build a base image and template (both kiwi and Dockerfile) for openSUSE Leap 42.3 using the native OBS container building feature. Results/WIP will be available here:

Updated over 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Kernel Boot/Testing Framework with LinuxKit

a project by vrothberg

Problem statement

Once a kernel is built, a developer/janitor may want to boot the kernel for various reasons, such as performing simple boot test or running tests and workloads from user space or simply playing around in a shell. However, an easy to use and a descriptive tool to perform those tasks doesn't exist to our knowledge.

Updated over 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Old games on modern Linux

a project by mstaudt

There are plenty of old games that were compiled for Linux - particularly in Loki times around 2000. Let's see whether they can be played on a modern distribution, and how many compatibility layers are required.

Updated over 4 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Learning & using Tensorflow to estimate patch installation times on SUSE Manager

an invention by PSuarezHernandez

Introduction

TensorFlow™ is an open-source software library for Machine Intelligence written on Python. It was originally developed by researchers and engineers working on the Google Brain Team within Google's Machine Intelligence research organization for the purposes of conducting machine learning and deep neural networks research, but the system is general enough to be applicable in a wide variety of other domains as well. (https://www.tensorflow.org/)

Updated over 4 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Big SUSE Event Bus (for SUSE services integration)

a project by mdinca

Within SUSE we are using various systems for different tasks. E.g. GitHub and GitLab as DVCS, Jenkins for building or testing, OBS for building… and the list continues. Some of those systems can be interconnected in some way. But not every system can do that, especially if you are behind a corporate firewall and some (I'm looking at you GitHub) have a quota. So wouldn't it be nice to have something like a Big SUSE event bus, where every event we'd be interested in could be queried or subscribed to? But before conquering the world, we have to start small. Let's start with GitHub! GitHub has a decent API that let's you query their system. The goal looks like this: Allow multiple clients to query information from GitHub without using the quota irresponsibly. It should also be possible to push state changes to subscribers.

Updated almost 4 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Deep learning/ AI topics

an invention by arun_kant

Planning to do some deep learning course sessions e.g. fastai , google ML crash course etc. Also try to understand common tools (tensorflow, jupyter notebook, numpy, pandas, pytorch) and practices e.g. Convoluation neutral nets, SGD used to solve learning problems. Aim is to get ready for kaggle competition (https://www.kaggle.com/competitions) eventually to test out learning and develop intuition around categories of learning problems.

Updated about 6 years ago. No love.

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 about 2 years ago. 12 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 over 3 years ago. 10 hacker ♥️.

Simulate SD card in software

a project by algraf

To make OpenQA work with real ARM devices, we need to control * Reset

Updated over 4 years ago. 14 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 almost 2 years ago. 45 hacker ♥️. 9 followers.

Another try on minimalistic C widget library

a project by metan

I've attempted this several times already and each attempt had different shortcomings. I'm kind of curious about how exactly will I fail this time. And it looks like I haven't failed this time.

Updated over 4 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

Write SUSE engineering blog posts

a project by ptesarik

L3 bug reproduction often requires becoming the admin for a moment. I'd like to write down some nifty tricks I used to get certain “interesting” system configurations to work.

Updated over 5 years ago. 10 hacker ♥️.

Analyze supportconfig data with ELK (elasticsearch, logstash, kibana)

a project by kwk

We all pant for customer data. Which hardware do customers run ? Which packages are installed ? Which services are running ? etc. pp. A lot of this data is in the supportconfig. But this is neither collected, nor centralized, not easily accessible.

Updated over 5 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Refresh openbuildservice.org

an invention by hennevogel

openbuildservice.org is the landing page of the Open Build Service free software project. It could use a fresh design.

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 over 5 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Replace ctcs2 with avocado

a project by pluskalm

We need to package avocado, get it into distro and migrate some of our testsuites from ctcs2. Atm avocado is present in openSUSE:Factory and Backports exist at my home project

Updated over 5 years 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 over 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

zypper-docker reloaded

a project by mssola

The aim of this project is to finish up the work already done in previous editions of Hackweek in regards to zypper-docker. That being: - Separation of the CLI part and the library.

Updated over 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

retro-gtk: Support Hardware Rendering

a project by aplazas

retro-gtk is a toolkit for GTK+-based Libretro frontends. It is mainly used by GNOME Games to play retro games via Libretro gaming console emulators. Currenly retro-gtk supports only software rendering. There are two ways hardware rendering can be used in retro-gtk:

Updated over 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Check and extended the QMK Firmware for mechanical keyboards

a project by SKaim

A lot of custom-built or ethusiast-level keyboards such as the Planck, Zeal60, Let's Split and many more use an open-source firmware called QMK. This firmware allows you to freely define your keyboard layout and add a lot of functionality (i.e. emitting a different keycode on long and short keypress, dual-function keys, leader keys (think of vi's :)). We could use the Hack Week to add functionality, check the source code for security issues and add support for more keyboards. If you own a qmk-running mechanical keyboard or plan on doing so feel free to join me :)

Updated over 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

RMT: repository mirroring tool

an invention by ikapelyukhin

The project

Currently we at SCC team are working on RMT -- a repository mirroring tool and SCC registration proxy, that will supersede functionality of SMT in SLES15.

Updated over 5 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.