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.

Project Maxfeld: Cultural Onboarding to counter unknown unknowns

a project by mfeilner

I promised to start this project way earlier, but I think Hackweek will be a great time to make a start. The project once was called $BABELFISH, later "Rumsfeld", to honor the creator of the "Unknown unknowns" meme, now it's name is Maxfeld.

Updated about 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

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 ♥️.

The Chameleon Harmonists

a project by rmax

Join us in singing a capella — barbershop-style and others. Find us on RocketChat: #chameleon-harmonists

Updated over 4 years ago. 5 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:

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

X86_64 platform system program

a project by jnwang


It can boot up from udisk/floppy.

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

Practice Go

a project by vcuadradojuan

Use this hackweek to practice and learn more about Go.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

RPMlint cleanups

a project by scarabeus_iv

RPMlint upstream milestone 2.0 is shaping up but there are still ticket that needs to be tackled to finalize the release and enjoy the freshness of awesome QA on Tumbleweed/SLE16. In this hackweek we plan to look on various problems as described at:

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

Supportconfig improvements for SOC

a project by pedrivo

The supportconfig tool is a great resource for troubleshooting common system issues on SLES but its functionalities might not be enough to troubleshoot other issues related to cloud solutions. I would like to invite you to contribute on this project by creating new plugins/tools to complement supportconfig's great power and ease the troubleshooting process for SUSE Openstack Cloud product. Main goal:

Updated about 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Learn Rust by writing an IRC bouncer

a project by IGonzalezSosa

A good way of getting to know a new programming language is... writing some code. So although there are some good IRC bouncers, like ZNC, we want to write another one just for learning. But why an IRC bouncer? Because it is not rocket science, but it implies network communication (acting as client and as server at the same time), handling concurrent connections... in a few words: it sounds fun.

Updated about 5 years ago. 9 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Improving the T-shirt size system for our Updates

a project by ONalmpantis

Suggest a new T shirt system using data mining techniques. A better way to provide accurate estimations of the difficulty/complexity of the updates we are testing.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

play with coreboot

a project by bmwiedemann

We got two old mainboards and hope we can get at least one of them to boot linux from coreboot. 1. ASUS M4A785TD-V SPI flash with DIP-8 socket

Updated about 5 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Get rid of your foreign currencies - support the war on hunger!

a project by mfeilner

The Doc team decided to collect remainders of foreign currencies to donate them to a 3rd world project. There is a box in the Documentation office on 1st floor AND in the All Hands Area where you can drop coins, bills or whatever currency you have left over from your last holiday trip that you don't need anymore.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

SUSE Quiet (This year's Hackweek band)

an invention by jctmichel

SUSE Quiet is an acoustic version of SUSE Loud, the former SUSE Band from Maxtorhof. We will be making our debut on Thursday evening at the Hackweek Party.

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. employee finder

an invention by hennevogel

Mission: Our company org chart consists mostly of teams + their project managers. 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 ♥️.

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 ♥️.

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 ♥️.

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.

Spider to download filtered 58 website information

a project by zyuhu

This project is meant to practice python and download filtered 58 information

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

microservices and serverless for the infrastructure

an invention by tampakrap

The official infrastructure is getting bigger and complicateder, so #microservices and #serverless FTW! :smiley: :thumbsup: :icecream:

Updated about 2 years ago. 12 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Securing EMail communication with hardware tokens (e.g. YubiKey)

a project by bigironman

From a user perspective there are many ways to secure email communication with pgp. Especially the key handling is still challenging non tekkis. This project investigates processes techniques that are easier to handle for users by introducing hardware tokens for storing the private key.

Updated about 5 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Bring Jangouts to Factory and Debug it

a project by gameboy974

Motivation: "Make Jangouts Great Again!!"

Updated about 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Writing PC game tests for openQA

a project by clanig

Although availability of computer games on Linux has improved a lot there is way more potential for openSUSE to fire them up. This project is about improving the usability of openSUSE for gaming to appreciate the gamers who run openSUSE as their primary OS. The final goal for a number of improvements is that each gamer can play flawlessly without a single issue.

Updated over 4 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Building SDN with Raspberry Pis and Zodiac FX switch

a project by lyan

Have several raspberry pis at hand, and also bought a Zodiac a while ago, will setup a software define network with ryu. Also will check on package possibility for ryu in opensuse 1 Firmware update:

Updated almost 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.

Showcase: SUSE CaaSP

a project by Mzikmund

Hi, We would like to make a new demo showcase similar to our previous LEGO excavators

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.

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.

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.

Play with ionic framework

a project by mschnitzer

There is a super cool framework for mobile phone apps available: ionic ( 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 about 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Apple swift language for openSUSE

an invention by kshatskyy

Build opensource swift language package for Leap 42.3, Leap 15.0 on OBS.

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

Machine Learning: Participate in a competition on Kaggle

a project by mdinca

The goal is to learn about Kaggle and Machine Learning. Resources:

Updated about 5 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Gnome applet for a wicked

a project by asmorodskyi

Idea is create applet with same functionality which provided by network-manager applet . Gather more detailed requirements is part of fun :)

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

My Little Manager

a project by lucidd

Yes this project is yet another project for creating a Suse Manager clone. The motivation for that comes mainly from my need for a simple suse manager that i can easily run at home without the massive overhead involved in suse manager setup. Also since i mainly need to manage opensuse machines most of which are tumbleweed, suse managers repository model does not really work well in that case.

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

Run Openstack Helm in OpenSUSE

a project by aojeagarcia

The openstack-helm project run Openstack in a Kubernetes cluster using helm charts. The goal of the project is to able to run it in OpenSUSE, and if successful as a bonus add a job that runs with OpenSUSE to the gates runs with OpenSUSE to the gates

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️. kubernetes deployment

a project by digitaltomm

Currently externaltools is deployed manually with RPM. This is a manual process and involves packaging gem dependencies. We do have a caasp cluster running internally which already hosts and

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

Connect to via weechat

an invention by ktsamis

I want to connect to via weechat in Leap 15.0. 1. I need the matrix script

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Write a Native GTK+ Weibo Application

a project by JonathanKang

Inspired by Corebird, I'd like to write a native GTK+ Weibo application for Linux, so that I can learn how to write a GTK+ application from scratch, and every Weibo users can benefit from it. I've started to code for a while at spare time. You can find the project here.

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.

Emulate MEN FPGAs in Qemu

an invention by morbidrsa

For testing some of the upstream Linux drivers we maintain it is necessary to emulate the hardware as we're getting bug reports for the upstream drivers but have no chance to test fixes. Once the upstream drivers can be emulated we could focus on emulating hardware where only downstream drivers do exist and then write new drivers to be upstreamed.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Transactional Desktop

an invention by fcrozat

Leap 15 and TW supports Transactional Server system role but some additional work is needed to have a transactional desktop system role. The purpose of this hackweek is to document what need to be fixed and try to fix it.

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Learn more about Open vSwitch and SDN

a project by david_chang

openvswitch is more used by openstack and software defined networking stack. And it seems having a lot of improvements. In this hackweek, I'd like to see what's

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

SSH-Transport for Salt

a project by jochenbreuer

If you are now thinking of Salt-SSH, this is not completely wrong, but also not right. What we are talking about here, is an other Transport for Salt, a replacement for ZeroMQ.


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

Create a DRM driver for Matrox desktop cards

an invention by tdz

(was: Create a DRM driver for Matrox G200) Even after 20 years, the Matrox G200 series is still an excellent 2d graphics card. Unfortunately, there's only an fbdev driver and a user-space driver. Both are obsolete, as modern Linux uses the DRM framework for managing graphics cards. There already is a DRM driver for the G200 server series. This driver is under-maintained and doesn't work with desktop chips.

Updated almost 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Killing security bugs and zombies in the shadows with X-rays and gitlab

a project by vpereirabr

To follow a responsible disclosure while dealing with security issues on Open Build Service, we are going to setup a gitlab project mirroring our github project and set CI, using gitlab CI, to make sure that the security changes aren't introducing any regression and avoid embargoed issues being leaked.

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

Network improvements in our Gran Canaria extra-official office

a project by rtorrero

I'd like to spent some time improving the network for our office in Gran Canaria in the following aspects: - Mini rack: Get a cheap or second hand mini rack to put all the network equipment inside.

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

Improve OBS service scripts

an invention by enavarro_suse

For every instance of OBS, each time the obs-api package is updated the obsapidelayed service is reloaded. This takes more time than is expected. Task to be done are:

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Export "salt-toaster" tests execution profile to Prometheus

a project by PSuarezHernandez

"salt-toaster" allows you to test multiple Salt package flavors across different operating systems via Docker containers. This project is heavily used on the SUSE Manager team to hardening the Salt package that is shipped on the openSUSE/SLE distributions. Link to GitHub repository The "salt-toaster" execution is divided on different steps (image building, container spinning, salt key acceptance, tests execution, etc) but currently we only get the global results for the entire testsuite execution.

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

Dependency "closure" based on libzypp and repository metadata - zypp-closure

a project by xgonzo

zypp-closure is a small helper tool making use of libzypp and the metadata of product repositories. The idea is to generate a dependency closure for a package or list of packages based on repositories metadata.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

The SUSE Game

an invention by ilausuch

** UPDATE ** After a week of hard but passionate work we have managed to finish the first version of The SUSE Game with a surprising final!

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

Automate fstest runs using SUSE Engineering Cloud

a project by jankara

Currently, each filesystem developer does his fstests runs (a testsuite for regression-testing of filesystems) on his dedicated test machine, on Orthos machine, ... This not only means duplication of efforts to automate this testing but also leads to inefficient use of resources (sometimes the test machine is just idle, sometimes you would need more tests to run in parallel to speed up development). The goal of this effort is to use SUSE Engineering Cloud to implement fire-and-forget fstests runs where you specify kernel to test (fetched from git tree or so), fstests configs to run, and then just pick up test results later on...

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Storage War Games

a project by jluis

When we started brain storming a project for hack week, one of the floated ideas was to remake the 1983 film WarGames, and for lack of available space, a local lot with storage units was proposed. Over the course of the following years, while we planned, we realized that this whole idea would not be the most feasible, but it still felt like we were onto something. Eventually, we settled with keeping the name and changing the scope.

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

SUMA and SaltStack self training

a project by vstsironis

The purpose of this project is to train myself in SUSE Manager and SaltStack. SUSE Manager delivers a best-in-class open source IT infrastructure management solution for software-defined infrastructure powered by SaltStack, a Python-based open-source configuration management software and remote execution engine.

Updated over 4 years ago. No love.

Photobooth with RaspberryPi

a project by digitaltomm

The software is a rails app with an Angular.js frontend using the gphoto2 library to trigger a Nikon D60 camera. Features: take pictures, browse pictures, automatic upload to a gallery (tumblr, flickr, owncloud), qr code for download,

Updated almost 5 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Convert opendata to Osmand POI database

an invention by cbosdonnat

French government provides a pretty up-to-date data set with the gas prices in France as open data. These data could be useful in the offline GPS application [Osmand][1] for drivers to find the cheapest nearby place to buy they gas.

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Get terraform-provider-libvirt closer to release

an invention by dmacvicar

terraform-provider-libvirt adds libvirt support to terraform. Thanks to other projects using it, there are several pull requests open. The goal is to include the features that are ready to be merged.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Design the 2021 Open Build Service sticker

a project by hennevogel


2019 sticker

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

Take care of my Debian packages

an invention by vcuadradojuan

Take time this week to take care of the packages I maintain at Debian; open bugs, fix bugs, new upstream versions, enable testsuites in autopkgtest.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Upstream support for SGI Octane

an invention by tsbogend

Patches for supporting SGI Octanes are floating around since ages. The latest version is against v4.10. I've talked to Ralf Baechle (MIPS kernel maintainer) and he is willing to take patches from me... so I have to provide them... and this what this project is for:-)

Updated almost 5 years ago. 4 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 ♥️.

Learn & Improve Qt, C++ - Project Oficina

a project by slemke

Oficina, a mechanical workshop application developed in Qt/C++ Hackweek 17: Work on TODO - Test. Make it very stable, after that, insert it in openQA.

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Scripts and recipes for setting up VMs with multipath and other compex storage stacks

a project by mwilck

Customers are using complex storage stacks such as LVM over dm-crypt over MD RAID over multipath over iSCSI and FC with LOTs of LUNs, and we're facing problems in that area which are usually very hard to reproduce. It's also hard to guard against regressions. Being able to quickly and reliably set up VMs with various types of storage / multipath is a key part of testing multipath. It's doable, but cumbersome and has a steep learning curve. I want to create easy-to-understand manual recipes plus scripts that are both easy to understand / customize and deploy.

Updated over 4 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

git snitch

a project by zhangxiaofei

While it is important for package maintainers to track the upstream code base activities and backport significant patches in a timely manner, it could be a tedious work when there's hundreds of packages in a project (ahem, GNOME) to follow manually. So I wish to get mail notifications when new commits with certain keywords (e.g. SIG, {crash, hang}{s, ing, ed}, leak(age), CVE-,*, etc, etc) come in.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

netlink interface for ethtool

a project by mkubecek

There seems to be an overall consensus that the ioctl interface used by ethtool is a poor design as it's inflexible, error prone and notoriously hard to extend. It should clearly be replaced by netlink and obsoleted. Unfortunately not much actual work has been done in that direction until this project started. The project started in Hackweek 16 (fall 2017) and has been worked on since, both in Hackweek 17-19 and outside. First two parts of kernel implementation are in mainline since 5.6-rc1, first part of userspace implementation (ethtool utility) has been submitted to upstream at the end of Hackweek 19 (2020-02-16).

Updated about 4 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

monitor kubernetes and docker with prometheus

an invention by dmaiocchi

Starting from prometheus ( and grafana if needed), learn how to monitor kubernetes and docker and do some valid alert/graph etc.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Effort planning in large-scale agile projects with multiple stakeholders

a project by rtsvetkov

Effort planning in large-scale agile projects with multiple stakeholders The analysis and selection of requirements are important parts of any release planning process. Most practices focuse on release planning based on plan-driven optimization models. Nevertheless, solving the release planning problem mechanistically is difficult in an agile development context with multiple stakeholders.

Updated over 4 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Jupiter system

an invention by SLindoMansilla


Experiment with and implement a server (openSUSE Kubic, SUSE CaaSP) with connected thin clients (Raspberry Pi) that executes GUI applications from docker containers running on the server.

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Infrastructure-by-code + full-build-pipeline with the example of OBS+openQA

an invention by okurz


Lots of crucial steps in the SUSE/openSUSE product build workflow are not known or not even accessible by many people but hidden as "custom scripts" on "some machine" in the worst cases. Nowadays infrastructure and build pipelines should be written as code, e.g. in git repos, with UI frontends to show the always current state of what is going on, what needs to be done to release products, where are problems. The least we can do is learn a bit more in this direction.

Updated almost 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Create packages for maintenance tools

an invention by pluskalm

Currently helpers for maintenance of SLE/openSUSE such as osc omg exist just as git repo, lets have them as packages.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Czech translation of KF5

a project by vpelcak

I would like to dedicate my time to the improvement of the Czech localization of KF5. * Trunk

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Romantic photo competition

a project by kalabiyau

Hackweek is a place for fun and things and also great things and a lot of fun. Some things don't require a reason - they are fun, that's all to it. Here goes a small competition with a lot of fun to it. Find Klaas in the office.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 11 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Setup E-Mail notification about new or changed SAP Notes

a project by AngelaBriel

Try to get back an automatic email notification about new or changed SAP Notes. Since SAP has closed down some of their internal servers, which hosted an unofficial database/API to the SAP Notes, the nice email notification service of the SAP LinuxLab is terminated.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Ansible configs for home infrastructure: router, nas, server, desktop, laptop, htpc, offlinepc

a project by vcuadradojuan

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Use Ceph RADOS key-value store as a dbwrap backend for Samba

a project by dmdiss

Ceph offers a highly scalable and fault-tolerant storage system. Samba is already capable of sharing data located on the Ceph Filesystem, however scale-out sharing (the same data exposed by multiple Samba nodes) currently requires the use of CTDB for consistent and coherent state across Samba cluster nodes. In such a setup CTDB provides a clustered database with persistent key-value data storage and locking. Database usage is abstracted out via a generic dbwrap interface. Ceph's librados library provides an API for the storage and retrieval of arbitrary key-value data via the omap functions. A watch/notify protocol is also provided as a mechanism for synchronising client state (locking). Key-value data stored in the RADOS back-end inherits the same redundancy features as regular objects, making it a potentially good candidate as a replacement for CTDB in scale-out Samba clusters.

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Mottainai - what a waste!

a project by EDiGiacinto

Mottainai - Task/Job/Build Server for everyone!

Written in Golang. You can find the source code on GitHub and docs here.

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

Chrome plugin to watch openQA jobs

an invention by asmorodskyi

In day to day job I often wait for openQA job to change a state. I plan to create chrome plugin which would allow to watch for some certain job and will send you notification when run is end.

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

SUSE Manager - self sufficient frontend server

an invention by LuNeves

Explore the possibility to have a self sufficient frontend server running locally. This server would compile all the frontend code and act as a proxy/middleware pointing either for a dev ref-server or to a local SUMA instance. This way would be possible to do modifications in frontend even without having a SUMA server running locally.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Controlling and Testing the YaST UI Remotely (for Integration Tests, openQA)

a project by lslezak

Hackweek 18 Update

What Has Been Done During HackWeek 18

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

GitLab-OBS-openQA bridge/integration

an invention by oholecek

Hackweek 17

Updated over 1 year ago. 9 hacker ♥️.

Time Cube

a project by cbruckmayer

An initial prototype from the last hackweek can be found on YouTube Some may know the reality TV show shark tank where entrepreneurs pitch their startup ideas to get an investment. There is a German franchise of this show called "Höhle der Löwen".

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

Improve Ruby

a project by ammartinez

Let's use the Hackweek to improve Ruby, the programming language I use every day. It is while using a language when you can realised that things that need/can to be improved, so there are many things that only Ruby developers can raise up. Also, getting involved in the development of Ruby will help to get a better understanding of how it works. So I will take my ideas/concerns to the Ruby community and implement some of the them in the code of the Ruby core. Ruby features and bugs are tracked in

Updated about 5 years ago. 9 hacker ♥️.

Explore replacements for genksyms/modversions for kabi checks

a project by Jessica Yu

There are some interesting and promising new tools for kabi checking that have been developed in the past 2-3 years (e.g. abidiff/libabigail, kabi-dw) . See if any of them prove to be viable alternatives to our current dependence on the brittle genksyms/modversions infrastructure in the kernel.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

strace: add support for ioctl structure layouts

a project by mkoutny

strace can parse syscall arg structures and print them in user-friendly way. For ioctl syscalls there is greater variety of the structures and not all are supported. Let's start with covering autofs data.

Updated over 4 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

M2Crypto ... add RSA-PSS and deprecate raw RSA signatures

a project by mcepl

Fix, see more discussion therein.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Port guix to ppc64le

a project by jbrielmaier

GNU Guix is a functional package manager that is also available on openSUSE Leap 15 and Tumbleweed. The goal of this project is to port it to ppc64le.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Information Architecture Redesign

a project by loquacity

I'd like to consider the possibilities for redesigning SUSE documentation. Mark Baker ("Every Page is Page One") says "include it all, filter it afterwards" which is the exact antithesis of what we currently offer. Let's consider how we can move documentation into the future: search driven, user friendly, accessible, and in line with the way our readers use the rest of the internet.

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Package kompose (docker-compose to k8s converter) for openSUSE

an invention by suntorytimed

What is kompose? kompose is a tool to help users who are familiar with docker-compose move to Kubernetes. kompose takes a Docker Compose file and translates it into Kubernetes resources.

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Sat solve product dependencies on the server

a project by wstephenson


With the recent explosion of product extensions, modules, bases, the decomposition of monolithic base products into modules, and the amount of churn in product composition between releases, the task of calculating product dependencies and migrations between products has approached the complexity of package management. We have a state of the art tool for solving package dependencies, so why not apply it to the new domain?

Updated almost 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

L3: Improve crash-setup, develop a core-setup

a project by sparschauer

The current crash-setup source is located here. Pretty much is working nicely but it doesn't care for the debug source making it impossible to use the crash> gdb list *<symbol> command right away. This is bug 997558 which should be worked on.

Updated about 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

distributed card games, a.k.a. mental poker

an invention by AndreasStieger

Mental poker is a principle and also specific protocol to play card games without a single trusted party. This includes shuffling cards, enforcing card visibility and commitment schemes. Imagine playing rock-paper-scissors via phone only. libTMCG is an implementation of the protocol and SecureSkat is an application of this protocol/library to the popular German card game Skat.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Upgrade OpenStack Infra's infrastructure to puppet 4

a project by comurphy

The OpenStack Infra team has been running on the EOL'd puppet 3 for too long, they need help updating. The plan is here:

Updated about 5 years ago. No love.

Chaos Engineering

a project by dmaiocchi

During the hackweek i want also to learn more about this topic.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

contribute and improve salt-toaster (

a project by dmaiocchi

i want to spend some day of my hackweek to improve salt-toaster

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Teach rubocop about schemas and migrations

a project by bergmannf

I want to write a new rubocop cop that verifies that a schema.rb file in a Rails project, references a valid migration.

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

move concourse instance from bare-metal to caasp production instance

a project by m_meister

Right now our concourse instance runs containerized (via docker-compose) on bare metal We already have a production caasp instance, so we can already move it there

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor

an invention by mstrigl

The usual baby-phones and phone based surveillance solutions do not fit my needs: - We live in townhouse with reinforced concrete walls (the signal from the babyphone is not strong enough)

Updated about 5 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Play Gnuk token (FST-01G)

a project by whdu

I just got the FST-01G device from my friend, which could work as the Gnuk token. I'm going to try to make it work for ssh authentication.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

openSUSE package of Waterfox

a project by lproven

Since Firefox 57, SUSE's default browser no longer supports XUL extensions. This is a problem for those of us who customized Firefox extensively with multiple addons. There are other Firefox forks out there, but Waterfox is based on v56, the most recent version of Firefox before the switch to Quantum --

Updated about 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

translation update service for OBS

a project by sbrabec

Translations get more and more important in packages live. Currently, translation-update-upstream is the only tool capable to update packages translation. It was designed 10 years ago. It is a hard to use monolithic tool that does not use advantages of openSUSE Build Service.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Contribute pt_BR Translate to Calibre

a project by martinsmac

I use Calibre ( in my opensuse. This tool manage ebooks, convert for many formats and control a ebook reader device. I would use my time to finish portuguese Translation to this project.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Enhancement Test Result for xfstests in openQA

a project by yosun

The result for xfstests in osd seems always red[1], but actually it's only a few test fail in a group(around 1/50). If we want to keep use openQA to handle those test, we need some enhancement for that. Try to enhancement test result to make it shows in a better way. - Make more reasonable group for those test

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Running openATTIC and DeepSea on multiple distros (2018)

an invention by dmaiocchi


new hack

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project

a project by jkohoutek

Idea is to have SUSE system with OpenZFS as root FS. Why ZFS

Updated almost 2 years ago. 10 hacker ♥️. 3 followers.

create custom theme for hugo

a project by m_meister

in you can easily write custom themes via templates for creation of static websites the theme should be responsive for mobile and offer some configuration options

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Learn OBS with an example

an invention by jevrard

git-deps and hatop deserve some more native packaging love. let's improve this and make a good package for multiple distros when possible.

Updated over 4 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

SSO for kanku

an invention by M0ses

SSO for kanku

As we use kanku for testing/debugging our OBS Appliance images.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Learn Elixir

a project by david_kang

I would like to learn Elixir, I plan to do some tutorial and look into books. I if I have time also start with Phoenix the framework for Elixir :smile:

Updated over 4 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Practice Perl through implementing -- Message Board

an invention by jbaier_cz

I want to improve myself in Perl & Mojolicious and I want to have a nice open-source self-hosted message board / forum written in Perl. Let's combined it into one ultimate goal. I would like to have:

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

SUSE Manager containerization

a project by mbologna

Let's containerize SUSE Manager! This will open up different (and interesting) scenarios: - From a development perspective: learn about all the components that constitute SUSE Manager

Updated over 4 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Clean up the Uyuni frontend stack

a project by j_renner

Many of the Uyuni / SUSE Manager web UIs are still based on the no longer maintained Struts framework (version 1.2!) and implemented as JSP pages, while we added newer features based on the Spark framework and React. For me there is a vision of using only one technology stack (especially just one web framework, frontend framework and template engine) eventually, so it is about time to get rid of the old stack. While this is surely a huge effort, why not start with a new login page and then go from there rewriting other pages one by one? Things to look at in particular:

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

DIY Awesome Glowing Nixie Clock

an invention by JWSun

Glowing Nixie Clock * A Nixie tube (English: /ˈnɪk.siː/ NIK-see), or cold cathode display, is an electronic device for displaying numerals or other information using glow discharge.

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

CaaS101 Introduction to SUSE CaaS Platform

a project by iulhaq

I would like to take part in the course that is offered at

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Cleanup backlog of Mediagoblin

a project by bbobrov

From the website: "MediaGoblin is a free software media publishing platform that anyone can run. You can think of it as a decentralized alternative to Flickr, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc."

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Using Flask-restful to build a set of restful API for HA cluster

a project by XinLiang

This is somehow related with our team's work(, We want to write a set of restful API for any components in HA product stack use to control the cluster.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Learn O'reilly Fundamentals of Deep learning

a project by jerrytang

Ai and Machine learning play important role in our life, I'd like to learn it. research to see is there any way of using DEEP learning on open source stuff.

Updated over 4 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Hibernate encryption and authentication adapt to user land util and keyring

a project by joeyli

Intel Chen Yu developed a user land utility: Introduce the in-kernel hibernation encryption

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

[IDEA] Use Mozilla's DeepSpeech to automate minute take for meetings

a project by aplanas

Mozilla's DeepSpeech project[1] is using TensorFlow and some paper from Baidu to make an open source speech to text system, based on deep learning (TensorFlow). The current project allow the training for own local datasets, but also there is a pre-trained model that can be used during the development. The goal of the project is:

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Automatically guess changelog entries for Haskell packages from upstream

an invention by psimons

All our packages have a *.changes file and ideally that file would mention relevant changes from upstream, i.e. during version updates. Currently, we find that information manually when packaging Haskell software. This is unsatisfactory because of the sheer size of the package set and the massive number of updates we receive from Hackage. The packaging itself is completely automatic, but editing the *.changes files is not and this issue prevents us from shipping more packages in Tumbleweed and elsewhere. Now, during this Hackweek I'd like to write code that given two Haskell package versions old and new can determine the upstream changelog entries between those two and create a pleasantly formatted entry for the *.changes file that won't need any manual editing to pass the review team. Then I'd like to integrate this into cabal2obs, or maybe even cabal2spec.

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

Get a basic understanding about MD software RAID setup

an invention by jsmeix

I need to get a basic understanding about MD software RAID setup only via command line tools to be able to understand,

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

logorator: an offline internal analytics tool

a project by dleidi

There are customer use cases where sharing information via internet or uploading data somewhere is not acceptable for security reasons: this avoid the usage of some tool like the most famous Google Analytics, and prevent developers from understanding how the web application is used by the customers. I don't want to reinvent the wheel and re-implement a copy of Google Analytics, but getting inspired from it, the goal is to reuse information that we already have to extrapolate an analysis of the WebApp customer usage. I started this project with the aim of learning a programming language where I am not so comfortable yet (python). The purpose of this Hack Week project is to bring this basic tool at a minimal stable and usable state with the purpose of analyze the usage of a WebApp in scenarios where the WebApp is used in an internal network only (offline, disconnected from the internet).

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Software Archaeology on FriCAS

a project by zcjia

Hacking on the advanced open source computer algebra system -- FriCAS, which has a long history that dates back to 1965. It has not aged very well: 108 C files has been edited only 66 times in the past decade, and full of compiler warnings;

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Explore & Deploy new podcast platform

an invention by tonghuix



Updated almost 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.

Investigate zchunk support for delta downloads of repository metadara

a project by mlschroe

See Jonathan Dieter's chunk project.

Updated over 4 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Try some funny Wireless Display Software for openSUSE

a project by acho


1. Try some funny Wireless Display Software

Updated over 4 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

forensic software architecture of large codebases

a project by dmaiocchi

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Improving the Security of OpenPGP USB Token with a Secure Chip

a project by biergaizi

OpenPGP Card is an ISO/IEC 7816-4 compatible smartcard that is integrated with many OpenPGP functions, including signature, encryption, and authentication. It provides an trustful computing environment isolated from the host computer, to guard one's private keys from attacks and exposures. ZetiControl in Germany is the first manufacturer of OpenPGP Card based on BasicCard platform. Since then, compatible USB tokens have also been manufactured, such as Yubikey and Nitrokey. Currently for compatible USB tokens, there are two approaches of OpenPGP Card implementation:

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Little systemd utilities improvements

an invention by mkoutny

Some ideas from the list: Small ones:

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

kubeojo: Health metrics for products and testsuites

a project by dmaiocchi

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

How to measure improve and fetch valid metrics for Software Maintainance in codebases (technical) and Scrum/kanban processes (highlevel)

a project by dmaiocchi

Starting from this 2 golden rules: 1) It is more important to reduce the Effort of Maintenance than it is to reduce the Effort of Implementation.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Second Memory

an invention by jcavalheiro

What is it about? I write lots of notes, about almost everything. Writing is a very important part of my work and of my organization in general.

Updated over 4 years ago. 9 hacker ♥️.

Supply a local search engine of specs of build server(learning golang)

a project by wanghaisu


Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Investigate and setup internal survey system

a project by rsimai

We often struggle to get feedback from our people, in particular if it's supposed to be anonymous. There are external systems on the Internet which are typically commercial, where (free) usage is limited and situation with GDPR isn't clear. I want us to investigate and find (or found!) an Open Source project that allows to easily collect (internal) surveys.

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

DIY smart thermostat with ESP8266

an invention by scabrero

Build a smart thermostat using an Adafruit Feather HUZZAH ESP8266 board, a DHT22 temperature and humidity sensor and a 2.4 TFT touch panel. The requirements are:

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

Secure Note/File-Storage

a project by apritschet

I'd like to write a webservice comparable e.g. to Evernote or NextCloud. Emphasis of the project is that the server only provides storage for the actual data and keys; en- and decryption is to be performed by the client. Optionally capabilities for sharing data with other users should be included.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Salt Support Tools (try to ditch supportconfig)

a project by bmaryniuk

Currently Salt is using supportconfig utility alongside with the SUSE Manager installation. Every single bugreport for Salt, that contains its logs are always useless that regard. It might work for SUSE Manager, but for Salt it doesn't. And even after asking user to switch the cluster into a debug mode or even trace mode, it is still far away from being useful enough, so the supporter don't need to dance with the tambourine around the fire, guessing what ghost just munged what component. What if we can reuse Salt's internal tooling and develop some more tools that will not just grab logs/sysinfo from what is already there, but also get much more data, "x-ray" minions, turn them into a debug mode, collect right data, perform tests realtime etc?

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

JetPad - Online collaborative text editor

a project by ammartinez

At SUSE/openSUSE we are using (at least some times) Etherpad, whose functionality is really limited and looks as taken from the past. :seenoevil: After taking a look to other possible Open Source alternatives, I think there is at the moment any which offers all the feature I would like to have. Because of that I would like to contribute to JetPad, with the idea of using it privately and that it can also be used by SUSE/openSUSE. JetPad is a web-based collaborative text editor built with SwellRT real-time technology and the Angular 2 framework. Both JetPad and SwellRT code can be found in GitHub:

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Add u-boot support for banana-pi r2

a project by mbrugger

Banana-pi R2 has quite a good upstream support in the kernel, but lacks a u-boot support. The idea is to sit down at get working on that. This would be a good starting point to get u-boot support for other Mediatek SoCs as well.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Create a web interface for the Bard music manager to stream music locally (and other improvements)

a project by alarrosa

The Bard music manager is a command line tool to organize local music I've been developing over the last years (in Hackweek 15 it was called finddupmusic). It parses your local music collection and stores the metadata in a sqlite database, then it can generate audio fingerprints and recognize similar/duplicated songs. It can also be used to play music (using internally mpv), set ratings, fix metadata, etc. The purpose of this project would be to create a web interface for Bard, so users can use their browsers to get music streamed to their computers/phones (with format conversions on-the-fly). Probably it should implement the AURA protocol for this.

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

disconnectable/offlineable development: RPM repos/OBS events/Git repos/etc. over IPFS

a project by jzerebecki

On a smaller internet connection or offline the development experience can be severely degraded. This has a big impact on hackathons or other events where multiple people want to get the same content. Workarounds over USB sticks are less usable than an automated way can be. A content addressable transport that can work on a local network without internet would be better. There is a downside of local content addressable transports compared to protocols like HTTPS that AFAIK has no finished solution yet: Participants in the network can see what you request. If one wants to use such a transport by default this needs to be solved, otherwise it will remain an option that will only be used on networks where this downside is deemed acceptable. Find, ask around for more and summarize possible solutions.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Build an online RSS reader

a project by ericp

I'd like to see a web-based desktop RSS reader with a simple 3-pane interface like SharpReader's SharpReader's but it runs in Firefox and uses Firefox shared storage to store the user's usage data on their local machines, not on a server. Technology:

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Container Image for PXE/HTTPBoot Server

an invention by gary_lin

Every time we went to UEFI Plugfest, one of the frequently asked questions is how to setup a PXE/HTTPBoot server. Besides, we also have to setup and test the server before the event. Although we already have the document(*), it may be easier to deploy with a container image. My goal is to learn how to package a container image in SLE/openSUSE and create a flexible image for the fast deployment of PXE/HTTPBoot server.

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Learn and Document how to install a SAP Hana ScaleOut Cluster

an invention by dakechi

This nowadays is a supported HANA Scenario that has no much knowledge and documentation around. This project is basically to explore what we currently have, and maybe document some initial good practices around SAP HANA Scale-out to facilitate future developments and also our current supports.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Status plugin for Mojolicious

an invention by kraih

To make it easier to debug openQA and Cavil i want to build a plugin similar to the mod_status Apache module for the Mojolicious web framework. Figuring out how to combine HTTP and WebSockets should be interesting. If time permits i also want to make it look a little bit like the Minion Admin UI from my last HackWeek project.

Updated about 2 years ago. No love.

Use Terraform+Ansible to provision/deprovision Factorio server

a project by ikapelyukhin

There's sadly not much time to enjoy Factorio with friends, so from economy perspective it makes sense not to have the server running when it's not used. The plan would be:

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Compatibilux (Game launcher for old and new games and applications)

a project by fos

There are several game launchers for Linux already (like Lutris or GR-lida), but none of them is focused on compatibility with old Linux games or other ancient native applications. At the same time it is getting more and more difficult to get those old applications to run on modern Linux distributions. This is a learning project for me, so the goal is not to extend any existing GUI frontend, but get familiar with various techniques and see how far I can get without any previous knowledge.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

ReMiTo - An RMT web interface powered by VueJS and Quasar

an invention by thutterer

I want to dive deeper into React using its Material-UI components to prototype a web interface for SUSE's new Repository Mirroring Tool (RMT). Updates:

Updated about 2 years ago. No love. 1 follower.

Graphical view of the changes to be made to disks during installation

a project by ancorgs

Right now, during the (open)SUSE installation process, the changes to be performed on the storage devices are presented as a list of actions such as: * Resize ntfs partition /dev/sda1 by 100 GiB

Updated over 4 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

openSUSE Xen Testing (and vice-versa)

a project by dfaggioli

Currently, the Xen-Project supports automated build-testing/CI via GitLab pipelines, within containers based on: * Debian

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.

Alternative React and Material-UI frontend for SUSE Manager

a project by malbu

Develop a proof of concept frontend based on React and Material-UI as an alternative to the JSP/Struts based frontend currently available.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Continue reading "Containerization with LXC" by Konstantin Ivanov and play around with LXC containers

an invention by gniebler

I bought and started reading this book a little while back and also "played along" by creating unprivileged LXC containers on my own system. I would like to continue this exploration by reading on in the book and creating, configuring, managing, destroying... further containers.

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Learn about DHT protocol and write a client in Go/Ruby

a project by ikapelyukhin

The subject says it. Learning about DHT seems like a fun project.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.

Setup a SUMA Server to play with

a project by AngelaBriel

Setup a SUMA Server in a VM on my workstation. Playing around to find out, how it works and how to add new functionality (like sapconf or saptune). Learning a little bit SALT will - hopefully - be the nice side effect.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Learn SeaStar C++ framework for high-performance server applications

a project by ifed01

Seastar is an advanced, open-source C++ framework for high-performance server applications on modern hardware. Seastar is used in Scylla, a high-performance NoSQL database compatible with Apache Cassandra Ceph community is currently working on migration to this project as well.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Write an AWS observer application

a project by cfconrad

The idea behind this is to have a application, which observe the usage of AWS instances and later other providers like azure and google. This could be used with public cloud tests in openQA.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

explore grimoire labs and CHAOSS tools

a project by dmaiocchi

This is a small learning hackweek that i will do in parallel with my others hackweek and elixir projects

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Simulating Tape Drives via tcmu-runner

a project by lee_duncan

At the suggestion of Hannes, I would like to try to make mhvtl work with tcmu-runner. Mhvtl is a tape-drive emulation package, which emulates various types of tapes drives and tape robot units (for loading drives). This package was originally based on the kernel debug SCSI driver, and still has a kernel component. This kernel component talks to user-space via a special character device. It would be nice to take away the kernel component, so that it's easier to compile and use this package, since the current mhvtl kernel driver has not been merged upstream so has to be supplied as a KMP. [And KMPs are evil.]

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Full automation testing framework for KVM

a project by jnwang

So I have to build a tool for in full automation, when I work on KVM testing. The tool should be base on and compatible QASET (that is used currently in QA team.

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

Rewrite makedumpfile using libkdumpfile as backend

a project by ptesarik

The aim is to replace dump file read routines in makedumpfile with library functions from libkdumpfile. This should enable (among other things) filtering Xen DomU dump files.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

learning deepsea and ceph world

a project by dmaiocchi

just learning this awesome software we contribute at @suse upstream.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

hack with "yes_ship_it" and add it to kubeojo

a project by dmaiocchi i was really curious about this project but i never had the time to use it.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Virtual GPU display support for Guest VM

a project by lyan

0 Background This will be a verification test for Intel i915, code has been merged into kernel 4.16 and qemu 2.12, will provide a setup manual as output.

Updated over 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Play with MACCHIATObin

a project by lyan

  1. Boot up MACCHIATObin with a linux kernel
  2. Boot up MACCHIATObin with opensuse
Updated almost 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

SUMA add test=True for highstate to UI

an invention by mcalmer

First thing you learn, when you start with salt, is to use test=True before you really call the highstate. This is not yet possible from the SUSE Manager UI.

Updated over 4 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

tftp boot installer and PXE server container image

an invention by kukuk

We provide tftp server and RPMs containing the installer to run from tftp. Disadvantage is, that the user needs to setup a tftp boot system first. Why not putting everything in a container, so that the admin only need to run the container and can then choose on the to be installed machine, what he wants install? And following this, put the container in a kubernetes cluster like SUSE CaaS Platform.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.

New office decoration

a project by mdeniz

As we have grown in our remote and non official office at Gran Canaria we had to rent another space. This new office is almost empty and we need a little bit of love to improve the sensation of relax and commodity while we do what we love most. The main target of this project is to kickstart the decoration process, creating a minimum plan of what we want to achieve and step the first steps :smile:

Updated about 5 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

Teach SUMA to sign repository metadata

an invention by mcalmer

Signing metadata requires a lot of manual interaction and knowledge of the customer. This was the reason why we never implemented it for SUMA as the benefit was very low. Now with the change in the zypp stack to not allow installing unsigned RPMs without user interaction or completly disabling GPG checks the benefit of such a feature increased.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

STEM Workshop in Montessori School

an invention by ilausuch


Working on the documentation...

Updated almost 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Reactive programming with Python RxPy

a project by SShyukriev

I'm planning to get basics of Reactive Programming and especially the documentation in ReactiveX and try some examples from RxPy Interesting links:

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Learn about Flatpak knowledge

a project by mlin7442

Aims to understand Flatpak(previously aka xdg-app), an application sandboxing and distribution framework (formerly xdg-app) on Linux. The final goal is "build my first app". Related docs:

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Bug Graph

a project by rpalethorpe

A social network for Bugs and test cases! Connecting bugs with test cases, products and each other. Making them depressed and easily mislead. Allowing us to interfere with their elections and sell them solutions to problems they didn't even know they had.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

add features to libstorage-ng

an invention by aschnell

Add some features to libstorage-ng. - Support for F2FS

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

Introduction to parallel computing using CUDA (using AWS and openCV)

an invention by riafarov


GPUs are widely used for parallel computations and CUDA is platform which simplifies development of such applications for NVidia GPUs.

Updated over 4 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Package odpdown

a project by jgrassler

I have been known to talk anybody I held presentations with into using odpdown. That was always a little awkward, since it started off with pip install odpdown, rather than zypper install odpdown. I want to fix this awkwardness and package odpdown properly so it can be installed as a RPM package. I'll also include the auxiliary infrastructure I've added around it over the years (various Makefiles and scripts for generating transcripts from comments) to the package so others can benefit from that stuff, too.

Updated about 3 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Jaeger with a Trace of Salt

a project by ed_lane


  • Cloud hosted applications are now composed of many microservices often deployed in containers. When things go wrong, are slow, or just not understood, where can we turn?
Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Write a reporting script using SMELT

an invention by vitezslav_cizek

I'd like to write a tool that reports user's OBS work done in a given time frame (eg. week). It'll collect all the packages he/she submitted, all the reviews done or all the maintenance updates started or processed.

Updated about 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.


a project by gfigueir

[CaaS] [CAP] Work on a long term solution for L3 team to easily reproduce customer's issues I had previously cobbled up a "one script CaaS2 installer":

Updated about 2 years ago. No love.

KDevelop plugin for showing information inline in the code

a project by michalsrb

I use the KDevelop IDE whenever I can. At SUSE mostly for reading code while debugging some bug. My plan is to create plugin that will show extra information inline with the code to make it easier to explore foreign code. Examples include showing names of function parameters at call site, elided types of variables (e.g. C++ auto, lambda parameters), comments next to closing brackets etc.

Updated about 5 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

remote hackweek or fairway people hacks

a project by dmaiocchi

Can we improve the remote hackweek experience for remote or non NUE people at SUSE? Feel free to discuss and share ideas.

Updated about 5 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️. 1 follower. Plugin for Volumio Music Player

a project by cwh

Volumio is a great, Linux based, open source music player for Raspberry PI and x86. is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Trying to finish WSL images for Leap 15 and SLES 15

a project by sschricker

As title says, I want to finish the Windows Subsystem for Linux images of SLES and Leap 15, which Fabian Vogt provided, so they can be shipped to the Windows Store.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Check health of my openSUSE packages

an invention by pluskalm

  • Check packages that I maintain or are in devel projects that where I am maintainer and update them.
  • Check bugzilla for issues filled for said packages
Updated over 3 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

restic and kubernetes

a project by darix

learn both and be awesome

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Getting started with machine learning

a project by krauselukas

My first hands-on machine learning using scikit-learn and tensorflow. If there is time in the end i would like to implement it into one of my existing projects by maybe processing some sensor data.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Bring /media directory back

a project by sbrabec

/media was a very comfortable thing standardized by FHS. After introduction of desktop based udisks mounts, the directory became empty. Paths like /run/media/me/directory or /run/user/1000/gvfs are used nowadays. When used from a terminal, it is very uncomfortable. As mounts are private to users, the old style of /media use cannot be returned back. But with a kernel namespaces feature, it is possible to make private mounts, and each user can see a different contents of /media.

Updated over 4 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

OpenShift Origin on Kubic

a project by RBrownSUSE

The incredible Neal Gompa has packaged Open Shift Origin (RH's core Docker + Kubernetes stack) for openSUSE Links:

Updated almost 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Build a GUI RSS Reader in python

a project by agraul

I use Qt for Python for the GUI and feedparser for dealing with the RSS feeds.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Try SLES on Hyper-V 2019 (build 17692)

an invention by michalnowak

I'll have a look at Hyper-V 2019 test build and how SLES guest plays with it.

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Print 3D tools to fix a broken disk

a project by Pastafly

I have a broken disk - it has a broken head and I have a replacement disk with the head I want to transplant. I already tried head transplantation on old not needed disks. Those that only head 1 arm were doable with straw method, but this disks has 3 arms so I need a tool to hold the arms in place.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Create custom openSUSE image for magnum

a project by slunkad

This involves customizing a tumbleweed image to configure cloud-init and adding other elements like docker, kubernetes, etcd, flannel which are required to get a kubernetes cluster running either using kiwi or disk image builder.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Learn Go (language)

an invention by vsistek

I plan to learn Go, first by going through the official 'Tour of Go', then implementing simple caldav client to help me with work reports.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.

Transact all the THINGS - sorting out my personal infra

an invention by RBrownSUSE

I currently have a lot of personal infrastructure that is in need of some tender loving care and transactionalisation is running on a Leap 42.3 Hetzner box. I'd like to replace this with something transactional (either Kubic, Leap 15 or Tumbleweed transactional server)

Updated over 4 years ago. No love.

Architecting a Machine Learning project with SUSE CaaSP

an invention by jordimassaguerpla

The goal of this project is to get an overview of the state-of-the-art technology on training and deploying machine learning projects with kubernetes and apply that to a SUSE CaaSP cluster. With that in mind, we will train and deploy a model for summarizing github issues:

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

SAPHanaSR* to drive SAP HANA with Dynamic Tiering

a project by fmherschel


Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Having a chat with the vacuum cleaner

an invention by rhafer

The vacuum cleaner from Ecovacs use XMPP (or at least something very similar to it) to communicate with their respective mobile apps. Based on the things available in and I'd like to implement a small replacement for the server side to be able to run that on my local server.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Try Linux subsystem on Windows Server 2019

an invention by michalnowak

Deploy openSUSE Leap 15.0 image to Linux subsystem on Windows Server 2019 and try things around.

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Try Docker openSUSE image on Windows Server 2019

an invention by michalnowak

Docker for Windows 18.03 CE supports Linux containers on Windows Server. Let's try that.

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Test unofficial SLES LX images on SmartOS

an invention by michalnowak

SmartOS is converged container and virtual machine hypervisor based on illumos, an OpenSolaris fork. SmartOS supports KVM & bhyve hypervisors and illumos, LX, & Docker zones ("containers"). There are LX-branded openSUSE & SLES images unofficial. LX-brand is implementation of Linux API on SmartOS (similar to Microsoft's Windows subsystem for Linux).

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Setup matrix internal instance, with IRC bridge to internal IRC server

an invention by fcrozat

Matrix ( ) is a slack / rocket-chat clone, fully decentralized. It supports a lot of clients and bridges to various networks, including IRC.

Updated about 5 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Do something about btrfs and raid56

a project by dsterba

Somebody do something! Goals

Updated almost 5 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Improve support for Fuji X cameras

a project by msmeissn

The Fuji X series cameras are not well supported in libgphoto2 yet. I want to borrow some for the Hackweek and fix the bugs in libgphoto2.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️. 1 follower.


an invention by pdostal

The most important task for my first hackweek - accessibility of the Gnome Shell. There's the project called gnome-shell-mousewheel-zoom - not maintained for 6 years.

Updated over 1 year ago. No love. 1 follower.

Test FreeBSD Linux Binary Compatibility layer

an invention by michalnowak

Let's see how correctly the FreeBSD emulation layer works.

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Terraform plugin for SCC

a project by ikapelyukhin

After playing around with Terraform, a wild idea appeared to write a plugin for SCC. The code for the plugin is in the

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Learn about containers and CaaSP

a project by jcejka

The goal of this project is to get an overview of the containers, Kubernetes and CaaSP.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Dive into the Czech language - from survival Czech to cracking the language (well, we'll see...uvidíme)

a project by JERiveraMoya

I got a good textbook for learning Czech and I will be diving into it this week, focus on mainly in grammar and self-study, planning to use my "Welcome to SUSE" stickers to write down some interesting words in Czech and Spanish to fix better the vocabulary. Despite my survival Czech is ok to live in the country I am very curious to know better how is the internal machinery of this language so It will be beneficial for the future.

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

Deep learning/ AI topics (Continuation from HW 16)

a project 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 ( eventually to test out learning and develop intuition around categories of learning problems.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Become a CAD expert

a project by vuntz

A few months ago, I started thinking "it cannot be that hard to model my house using some CAD software". And of course I miserably failed. I'm using this week as an opportunity to take the time to learn about CAD and manage to do something with it. And it's a good project where I can deal with interruptions (which are expected).

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Mapping Open Source Governance Models

an invention by cschum

There are a lot of open source projects out there. They have a wide spectrum of governance models. It's a critical component to the success of a project so it's worth learning from others and consciously deciding on how governance is set up for a project. It's also a critical factor to assess projects and a subject for research. To facilitate all this a map of the models in use is a helpful resource. This project is about collecting data about open source governance models, make it available in a machine-readable form, and provide an overview via a web page.

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Swift + Monasca: Sending all the Swift metrics Monasca's way

an invention by mattoliverau

Monasca is a powerful tool in the OpenStack arsenal. It brings metrics and alarms to the operator. It even pairs grafana with horizon. It currently monitors Swift, but just the processes. But there is so much more we can grab. Swift actually generates heaps of metrics. For one It has supported sending metrics via statsd for years. All the internal daemons send statsd. Further, built into each server is a reconnaissance API (recon), that you can hit over REST or by using the swift-recon tool. Swift operators have been using these for years.

Updated almost 6 years ago. No love.

Goodbye Dister

an invention by cschum

SUSE Studio was shut down earlier this year. It has been online for more than ten years and there are tons of links and references out there. To not make them lead into the wasteland of 404 we should have a landing page on which leads to what users can use instead of SUSE Studio. I did a mockup of a page which could be hosted there. See it at

Updated about 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.


a project by jbohac


Replace the config-generating scripts to generate a minimalist grub2 config

Updated about 3 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Brine in Go: A Salt Formula Build System

a project by Druonysus

What is Brine?

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

File Database

an invention by hrommel1

When using files that should be in an accessible file system, quite often I have been in a situation where * I couldn't find a document by name but remembered attributes like 'document' (unclear which format) with '> 12 pages' and dates from '2011 - 2015'

Updated almost 5 years ago. No love.

icewm: Allow switching and reordering taskbar buttons with keyboard

a project by jbohac

Since commit 556b535 windows can be switched in taskbar order using the mouse wheel. They taskbar buttons can also be rearranged with drag and drop.

Updated about 3 years ago. No love.

Improve performance of JRuby's hash implementation

an invention by cbruckmayer


JRuby is an implementation of Ruby on the JVM. It aims to be a complete, correct and fast implementation of Ruby, at the same time as providing powerful new features such as concurrency without a global-interpreter-lock, true parallelism, and tight integration to the Java language to allow you to use Java classes in your Ruby program and to allow JRuby to be embedded into a Java application.

Updated about 5 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.


a project by dmulder

Learn tinycc (tcc). Fix bugs, write features, etc. Hack on tcc.

Updated almost 5 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.