SUSE Music(ian) Space

a project by ralfflaxa

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

Updated over 1 year ago. 46 hacker ♥️.

Easy openSUSE Upgrade

a project by maverick74

The idea is about an easy way to allow users to make upgrades (e.g.: changing from one major version like 15.0 to version 15.1) using a GUI and as easy as they can in Ubuntu. Something like a notification with a button to perform the upgrade with just one-click, instead of having to deal with the terminal, that frights some new users and gives them the sensation of an outdated system.

Updated 2 months ago. 44 hacker ♥️. 7 followers.

Rust Bootcamp

an invention by SMorlan

Project Description

Join an instructor-led bootcamp to explore the Rust programming language in two-hour sessions each day throughout Hackweek.

Updated 9 months ago. 34 hacker ♥️. 89 followers.

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 10 months ago. 32 hacker ♥️.

openSUSE Landing Page Prototype

a project by hennevogel

www.opensuse.org is the single most accessed page in the SUSE/openSUSE universe. With 1.5 million visits per month it generates 2.5 million page views and has around 500 people on the page at any given time. Yet it's one of the oldest, crufty pages we have! It doesn't concentrate on what it should do: Tell people about the distro so they download it. It's design is 5 years old, it's not mobile, it's not accessible. There is absolutely no interactive, engaging content at all and the technology used goes as far as a shell script/cron to update dynamic content.

Updated 9 months ago. 30 hacker ♥️.

openSUSE build supported by SUSE IT

a project by vgrinco

Project Description

SUSE IT needs help from fellow geekos with release engineering skills to define the requirements, process, infrastructure, and tools for building an openSUSE-based distribution bundled with SUSE IT-supported application stack. The resulting OS build will be offered as a standard distribution for new SUSE employees in addition to the existing Operating System library.

Updated 5 months ago. 28 hacker ♥️. 16 followers.

MicroOS Desktop

a project by RBrownSUSE

Updated 11 months ago. 27 hacker ♥️. 19 followers.

Babylon Testing

a project by dmaiocchi

Goal: I will look during this project for existing tools and test suites Upstream, used by others distros (like 1) Fedora, 2) Arch-Linux, 3) Debian), and try to learn how they test, use their tool, projects.

Updated over 3 years ago. 25 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 9 months ago. 24 hacker ♥️.

Resistance is Futile - Using zypper to "upgrade" CentOS/RHEL to openSUSE/SLES

a project by RBrownSUSE

zypper is magic

A number of experiments suggest that it may be feasible to run zypper from an openSUSE 'live' media against a 'foreign' RPM based OS installation (eg. CentOS) and then 'zypper dup' to openSUSE

Updated almost 3 years ago. 23 hacker ♥️.

Port some classic game to Linux

a project by MDoucha

Let's pick some old classic game, reverse engineer the data formats and game rules and write an open source engine for it from scratch. Some games from 1990s are simple enough that we could have a playable prototype by the end of the week. Write which games you'd like to hack on in the comments. Don't forget to check e.g. on Open Source Game Clones, Github and SourceForge whether the game is ported already.

Updated 5 months ago. 22 hacker ♥️. 10 followers.

SUSE @home Hands On Lab

a project by johnmpugh

Project Description

In the past year we've found ourselves in the middle of a pandemic, we merged two awesome companies together, and we have completely changed the trajectory of SUSE and Rancher. This project is intended to transfer knowledge of SUSE to Rancher and Rancher to SUSE for those who may be challenged with time and resources to try new things. This gives us a chance to explore other uses for Kubernetes all while taking advantage of older equipment (for use as workers) we may have to spare.

Updated over 1 year ago. 21 hacker ♥️. 24 followers.

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

a project by dmacvicar

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

Updated almost 3 years ago. 21 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 over 1 year ago. 21 hacker ♥️. 4 followers.

Dockerize-it

a project by fteodori

Create a set of ready to use Dockerfiles based on OpenSUSE, and find a nice home for them to live in. Useful containers or just for fun, let's dockerize-it all.

Updated 9 months ago. 20 hacker ♥️.

SUSE branded keycaps models

an invention by cbosdonnat

Project Description

A lot of people are using mechanical keyboard. Having a custom SUSE-branded keycap would be cool. The idea is to create a set of 3D models for such keycaps in various profiles for everyone to print.

Updated 5 months ago. 19 hacker ♥️. 9 followers.

virtio-serial in OpenStack

a project by e_bischoff

Currently, the usual way to communicate with VM instances in the cloud from outside is ssh. This is okay for most uses, but a) does not work when you mess up with the guest's ability to network and b) requires a free floating IP. I wonder if, for qemu/kvm instances, it would be possible to use virtio-serial possibilities : from the guest, it is seen as a serial port, and from the outside, it is seen as a UNIX socket, or as something else. It is fast, as it does not go through virtualization and device drivers.

Updated over 3 years ago. 19 hacker ♥️.

openQA IDE

a project by coolo

There is a running gag built into openQA called interactive mode. It goes like this: "if you need the interactive mode, it's broken". The reason: the so called interactive mode is a collection of hacks - in theory making it possible to update needles in a running test. But in fact it's a UI desaster that almost never works. So the goal of this hackweek project is to get rid of it - and instead build a real control from the webui into the backend allowing tests to be written on the fly including needle creation/updates. Easy as that.

Updated over 1 year ago. 18 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Video presence system for distributed teams

a project by ancorgs

Those working remotely or managing a distributed team know it: face time is invaluable. The former openSUSE team has been using http://sqwiggle.com to keep in touch and Google hangout to hold a stand up meeting every morning. We like the Sqwiggle approach. Although the last updates have made it worse, the concept of having a peep to your colleagues' desks to know if they are there (even if they are working hard or just talking to someone) and the possibility of starting a video conversation just clicking on the face shot can do a lot in reducing distances (and in killing the temptation of working naked for home-officers).

Updated over 3 years ago. 18 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

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 9 months ago. 17 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

Workadventu.re at SUSE

a project by jevrard

For events like engineering summit or hackweeks, it would be nice to have a SUSE instance of workadventu.re, and have our own maps, wired with (open)SUSE's jitsi! I am looking for folks willing to help on those 3 teams:

Updated over 1 year ago. 17 hacker ♥️. 13 followers.

[openSUSE] speed up distro rebuild time by analyzing rebuild graph

a project by lnussel

The openSUSE build service could build hundreds of packages in parallel but in practice serial package dependencies prevent that.

Updated over 3 years ago. 16 hacker ♥️.

Developing an opinionated storage appliance

a project by asettle

Project Description

The SUSE Enterprise Storage team has embarked on a new open source project: Aquarium.

Updated 9 months ago. 16 hacker ♥️. 10 followers.

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 9 months ago. 16 hacker ♥️.

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 almost 2 years ago. 16 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.