Assembly Diff Tool for kGraft

a project by joro

This is about writing a tool to find differences in assembly files generated by gcc. The goal is to find the symbols in a program that have changed by a source code patch. This information can then be used to create and/or verify kGraft patches.

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Play with ARM board

a project by nadvornik

Since my Orange Pi board just arrived, I will play with it. This includes:

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Functional comparison analysis between OCFS2 and GFS2

a project by ZRen

Gang( and Eric( will do a functional comparison analysis between OCFS2 and GFS2 during this hack week. we will try to setup a GFS2 cluster environment, compare the features and performance with OCFS2,

Updated over 1 year ago. 4 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.


a project by lrupp

While in general everything still works, the current (patached/extended) planet installation behind is a bit outdated and not maintained any more. The initial plan is to:

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Make Intel baytrail based device(s) work better with openSUSE

a project by mkubecek

Recently I became a (not very proud) owner of Acer Aspire Switch 10E, a small notebook/tablet convertible based on Intel baytrail platform. Replacing preinstalled (32-bit!) Windows 8.1 with (64-bit) openSUSE proved more challenging than expected, mostly because the device is haunted by a 32-bit UEFI so that it took me a week to make it boot without an external USB flash disk. Even today, a lot of issues persist. As I do not want to waste a (partially) good hardware, I would like to make it as usable as possible. This is much less selfish than it sounds as there are many other devices based on Intel baytrail platform so that the effort is going to help their owners as well (if successful, that is).

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Package some stuff for openSUSE-Factory

a project by pluskalm

As every hackweek, lets package/update/cleanup some stuff fore factory: Update/package:

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Bootstrap openSUSE for MIPS

a project by a_faerber

While in the past MIPS boards were either low-end PIC32 or found in routers running OpenWRT at most, Imagination themselves have recently released the Creator CI20 board (Ingenic, MIPS32) running Debian. And the Shield Pro (previously iGuardian) kickstarter project (Octeon-III, MIPS64) promises to become a playground for testing KVM hardware virtualization. Porting openSUSE to MIPS will involve setting up an OBS instance linked to Factory (update: done) and cross-compiling a set of packages for an initial bootstrap (update: in progress). Maybe this can be scripted to some degree, as there will be some overlap with the ARM ILP32 port project.

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Learn SLEnkins

a project by tian-feng

I'm interesting in SLEnkins project and I want to learn it a bit. I will try it and know how it works and how to use it.

Updated 3 months ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Simple Gnome 3 extension for wicked in JS/CS

a project by thehejik

I want to learn JavaScript or CoffeeScript and how to write Gnome 3 extensions. I think that the right task for learning JS/CS could be work on extension for our wicked network manager because I miss some NetworkManager style plugin. Very basic extension for wicked should contains following:<br>

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

libkdumpfile/gdb-kdump improvements

a project by alnovak

gdb-kdump (and libkdumpfile) needs a plenty of improvements and tasks to be done. For HackWeek 13, Vlastimil chose to work on SLAB memory support, Petr, amongst other things, reorganized the libkdumpfile code and alnovak begun with libkdumpfile's ppc64 support. Our status in 4/5 of HackWeek 13:


Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Release openSUSE 42.1 Leap JeOS images

a project by RBrownSUSE

Given that Leap is now available, as installation media, we are going to dedicate some time to release ready to use 'Just enough Operating

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Learn Coccinelle

a project by acho-novell

Learn Coccinelle ,we need automatic kernel backporting with Coccinelle.

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

internal "gravatar" with floor icons

an idea by lnussel

set up an internal gravatar clone with floor icons for use in ibs, openqa etc * Surrogator

Updated over 1 year ago. 5 hacker ♥️. Has no hacker: grab it!

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 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Automated testing of accessibility

a project by coolo

The goal of openQA is "test as a QA engineer". But openQA has no ears - all we can test for are DTMF sounds. And even those are very bad. So my hackweek project is to do research on how to do proper sound verification. The keys are proper normalization of the volume and the sample rate.

Updated about 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

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

a project by shundhammer

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

Updated almost 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Learning more about SDN

a project by gary_lin

In openSUSE Asia summit 2015, there was a talk about the software defined networking, from the virtual switch, the controller, to the simulator. Just want to take a look at open vswitch and Ryu to learn more about SDN.

Updated about 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

VNC protocol to openQA testcase writer

a project by fcrozat

By analysing a VNC session, we can create a draft of an openQA testcase (detecting keystroke, mouse click and generating fullscreen needles). The project is to :

Updated about 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.


a project by morbidrsa

At SUSE LabsConf 2015 we decided to run some sort of automated tests on the SLE and openSUSE kernels after each push to In order to make this work the kernel has to be build, a initrd and a rootfs image has to be generated for use with qemu, it has to be booted and tests have to be run.

Updated about 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

Jangouts development workshop

a project by ancorgs

We are right now testing a patch to Janus that will hopefully give us the stability we were missing in As a consequence, it's reasonable to expect a wider usage of Jangouts inside the company. Thus, I want to share maintainership of Jangouts as much as possible. The more developers know how to fix errors and implement features, the better. We already have a roadmap for the next two versions (0.4.0 and 0.5.0) but I don't want to spend my whole hackweek implementing those features in isolation. I would rather follow a workshop approach to welcome new contributors within the company (or outside, of course), so we get the stuff done and fix the single point of failure for the same price.

Updated about 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

Shipping everything

a project by cschum

Writing code is wonderful, but it gets its real value, when it's released and shipped to the world. You know the mantra: "Release early, release often". Releasing code is not hard, but it involves a lot of details, and you want to get them right, because a release is this public statement "Hey, it's done, it works, you can use it." and you can't take a release back, once it's out there. To help with releases there are tons of release scripts which try to automate things. But they usually are quite fragile in case something goes wrong and a pain to test and maintain.

Updated about 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

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 3 months ago. 7 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

arm64 set-top-box based workstation

a project by mbrugger

Tronsmart has a Rockchip rk3368 based set-top-box [1]. I want to use it as a arm64 based workstation running openSUSE.

Updated 3 months ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

allow openQA tests in python

a project by bmwiedemann

using perl's Inline::Python module, it should be possible to define openQA test modules in python instead of perl.

Updated about 2 years ago. 9 hacker ♥️.

SUSE office in a box

a project by ancorgs

Working remotely has many advantages, but you sometimes lack some infrastructure. Specially if you use several computers or you share space with other SUSE co-workers. We are 3 Susers in Gran Canaria and we plan to share an office. So we have bought a Cubietruck, a tiny device with minimum power consumption, an ARM processor, a SATA interface and a Gigabit ethernet. The plan is to come-up with a set of recipes to configure such device to:

Updated about 2 years ago. 10 hacker ♥️.

Kernel oops decoder

a project by benjamin_poirier

Read in a crash or oops-style backtrace and access DWARF information to output the current content of the stack and registers in term of symbols, and the the crash commands to dump/pretty print them. In other words, when looking at a crash dump, answer the questions "Which variable is currently stored in $rax? What is the structure of the stack? Which variable is stored at $rsp+16?"

Status at the end of hackweek 10

Updated almost 2 years ago. 9 hacker ♥️.

Let’s Encrypt integration into openSUSE/SLE

a project by abergmann

Let&#39;s Encrypt "Let’s Encrypt is a new Certificate Authority: It’s free, automated, and open."[1]

Updated about 2 years ago. 12 hacker ♥️.

PXEAT - A PXE management tool

a project by whdu

PXEAT (stand for PXE Administration Tool) is a tool to easily deploy and manage PXE service. It's NOT a tool for automatic deployment. It can enable user to add their own PXE items by themselves, but of course, very limited for security reasons. The tool will be developed with the light-weight framework - flask, as well as a sqlite database.

Updated almost 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Multimedia insane migration

a project by scarabeus_iv

Packman reduction

Updated almost 2 years ago. 16 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 3 months ago. 17 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.


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 3 months ago. 15 hacker ♥️.

X86_64 platform system program

a project by jnwang


It can boot up from udisk/floppy.

Updated over 1 year ago. 8 hacker ♥️. 3 followers.

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 3 months ago. 46 hacker ♥️.


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 2 months ago. 21 hacker ♥️. 4 followers.