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 about 21 hours 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 almost 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Brainstorming about Continuous Delivery in SLE

a project by pgeorgiadis

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

Updated almost 2 years ago. 13 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 3 months ago. 24 hacker ♥️.

Packman diet 2.0

a project by scarabeus_iv

Continuing last year tweaks of packman project we should proceed in the good work and reduce the packman to provide smallest set of packages possible on Tumbleweed (later on inherited by 43.0...). One of the cool results planned is that on stock openSUSE Tumbleweed user will be able to run most of the multimedia apps and play youtube (this is already working) and also with addition of non-free repository being able to run netflix.

Updated about 2 years ago. 9 hacker ♥️.

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

a project by brhavel

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

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

x86 instructions decoder

a project by bpetkov

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

Updated 3 months ago. 17 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

GNOME Localization for zh_CN (Relaunched)

a project by ychen

GNOME is important to openSUSE and other distributions. I would like to help with the translation of GNOME. Mainly, the focus will be on the chinese (zh_CN) translation of GNOME 3.22 and 3.24 user interface. Note for Hackweek 15: Tong Hui would be review the GNOME 3.22 and 3.24, which will be release very soon.

Updated about 2 years ago. 4 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.

Inqlude, the Qt software archive

a project by cschum

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

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Add branding to DAPS and the suse-xsl-stylesheets

a project by fsundermeyer

DAPS is the tool used by the SUSE documentation team to generate HTML, ePUB, PDF, ... output of the SUSE manuals from DocBook XML sources. It uses the suse-xsl-stylesheets for this purpose. Currently three different suse-xsl-stylesheet brands exist: SUSE, DAPS, openSUSE. Branding is done by adjusting the xsl-stylesheets directly. It would be desirable to be able to easily change the branding, e.g. via a simple config file in the style of /etc/sysconfig files, since most people cannot hack XSLT. This is also the number one enhancement request we get from DAPS users outside of SUSE.

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

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

an invention by psimons

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

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Make Tumbleweed work on the GPD Win

a project by aplazas

The GPD Win is a Nintendo 3DS XL sized PC featuring a keyboard and gaming controls. Having openSUSE working on it would be great, unfortunately Tumbleweed doesn't work at all on it and Leap 42.2 is lacking many important features. A GPD Win runnning Leap 42.2

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 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 over 1 year ago. 13 hacker ♥️.

Find the exploit on the hackweek-tool

a project by dmaiocchi

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

Updated about 2 years ago. 11 hacker ♥️.

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

a project by whdu

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

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Containers(Dockers) and Kubernetes: First Attempt to understand and implement the basics

a project by ramakris

Have some knowledge on Dockers , but now taking the next step in understanding and expanding my skill set in containers and kubernetes. Goals for the Hackathon

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

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

a project by dmacvicar

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

Updated over 1 year ago. 21 hacker ♥️.

Little-Big sumaform improvements

a project by moio

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

Updated about 2 years ago. 11 hacker ♥️.

Improving Jangouts UX

an invention by IGonzalezSosa

For some of us, Jangouts has become a tool we use everyday. It works (most of the time) and it helps to reduce the impact of having a distributed team. In the past, Jangouts developers were busy making it to work. But, unfortunately, they didn't pay attention to UX. So the idea of this project is to invest some time trying to improve usability and make Jangouts looks better.

Updated almost 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Learn to speak, read and write German

an invention by cjschroder2

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

Updated over 1 year ago. 16 hacker ♥️.

openSUSE for Small and Medium Business

a project by kfreitag

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

The Invis Server

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

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

an invention by SLindoMansilla

Docker & Yast


Updated almost 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

Improve translations on

a project by SShyukriev

It is always nice to extend the translations for openSUSE packages/projects using Weblate.<br> Everyone is encouraged to improve on his native language.

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Design an ACS for the qam-sle pipeline (Phase 1)

a project by pgeorgiadis

Phase 1: Melkor

After gathering the feedback of qam (transcription of brainstorming for problems and requirements), it's time to start fixing things. Let's build the first step of a shipping skeleton solution that addresses all of the problems listed in the aforementioned document. (draft)

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

COREWAR: Virus competition

a project by ammartinez

COREWAR is a programming game in which two or more programs (warriors or viruses) compete for the control of a virtual computer. The programs are written in Redcode, an abstract assembly language. - Learn about optimizing assembly: reading Redcode guides and manuals (individually or in group)

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Maintain flow of virt between SLE and HPE Linux

a project by lyan

This is more like a learning project for me as a new hire, so please do not expect too much, :-) Compare difference of maintain flow for Libvirt and QEMU between SLE and HPE Linux

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.


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 ♥️.

LDraw for Linux

a project by jbohac

Project Description

Updated 3 months ago. 6 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 3 months ago. 15 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Linux Certification Preparation

a project by asemen

Linux Certification Preparation Preparation for different Linux Certification:

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Implement >=z10 (s390x) support to QEMU

a project by mbenes

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

Updated 2 months ago. 10 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 ♥️.

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 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

grab this: improve the openSUSE Staging dashboard

a project by lnussel

Tumbleweed wouldn't be possible without staging projects and managing staging projects isn't possible with a nice GUI. The staging dashboard is there to help but needs some love, esp when comparing

Updated about 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Cryptocurencies in openSUSE

a project by pluskalm

I want to create devel project for cryptocurrencies/mining tools/blockchain related stuff, fill it with packages and submit at least some of them to Tumbleweed. Lets go on as Standa took care of creating network:cryptocurrencies

Updated about 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

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

a project by vcuadradojuan Gomoduino

Updated almost 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

continue / push osc2

a project by mstrigl

While osc is growing and getting more and more complex and hard to maintain, there is an object oriented rewrite of osc which key points are:

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Sonnenhut: Simple dashboard for photographers

a project by dpopov

Sonnenhut is a simple Pythong web app that provides basic info useful for planning photographic activities. The current iteration does the job, but it can be improved and extended in a number of ways. If you are interested in photography and familiar with Python, you are welcome to join and contribute to the project.

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

package Atom and its dependencies for openSUSE

a project by pluskalm

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

What needs to be done:

Updated almost 2 years ago. 13 hacker ♥️.

Investigate using Terraform plus Salt as HA cluster test platform

a project by KGronlund

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

Updated about 2 years ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

GeekoScreen: Building an open-source based whiteboard

an invention by TBro

GeekoScreen - an open-source based whiteboard


Updated almost 2 years ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

Flipdot sign

a project by aocole

I have a Flipdot sign that needs control hardware/software. I believe it supports RS485. * Get it to display anything at all

Updated about 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Add information about listeners to Jangouts UI

a project by ancorgs

This project is about fixing this known Jangouts issue that is reported over and over, since many user experiencing problem with the outgoing WebRTC traffic or with camera authorization can "lurk" what happens in the room without being noticed. Copy&Paste from the last comment there: It's true there is a lot of room for improvements to raise the awareness about "lurkers". For example, we could compare the number of people subscribed to your stream and the number of publishers. If numbers do not match, there is somebody listening but not being displayed. That's something we could show in the UI.

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Reverse engineer memory layout

an invention by mkoutny

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

Updated over 1 year ago. 6 hacker ♥️.


a project by jfajerski

Extend Teuthology to meet our needs. This includes (but is not limited too): * replace ceph-cm-ansible

Updated 3 months ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

My Epitaph

a project by aocole

Create a site where users can post their desired epitaph * You can post your desired/aspirational epitaph and keep it updated

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

My Robot Army vs Twitch

a project by rcox

Github Project

The Challenge

Updated 3 months ago. No love. 1 follower.

Learn and use Openattic

a project by ganghe

As you know, SUSE acquired Openattic last year, which is a great storage management system. I want to learn and use openattic during this hack week.

Updated over 3 years ago. No love.

Distillery (aka OpenDOC)

a project by sven15

SUSE has lots of information in a jungle of tools within the company network. We want to create a platform to extract and refine (distil) the available information and display it in a meaningful manner. The overarching goal is to make available data more accessible. The initial idea sparked in a Knowledge management workshop for the SUSE Documentation Team. A first, refined version was presented as OpenDoc at openSUSE Conference 2016

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Research the linux kernel network IO paths

a project by zyuhu

[Description] I'd like to devote efforts to get the main IO paths of linux network stack from the source codes and related details, such as kernel network initialization/configurations/monitoring/analyzing issues/network traffic scenarios/workloads generating tools/firewall policies, etc.

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

[yast] storage-ng improvements

a project by joseivanlopez

yast2-storage-ng is a reimplementation of the YaST storage module (yast2-storage) based on the also reimplemented library for storage manager

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Local voice recognition for home automation

a project by jenspinney

There are several popular ways of controlling home automation with voice today. Amazon Echo and Google Home both allow users to control lights, speakers, etc. with a simple voice command. For this project, I want to replicate some of the simple voice commands supported by projects like those, but in a way that does all processing from within the local network, and doesn't upload any voice clips to a server outside the home. There's something that feels a little uncomfortable about Amazon or Google having the ability to listen in on all conversations, so I'm trying to eliminate that while still being able to turn my lights on or off by voice.

Updated about 1 year ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Learn more BPF Compiler Collection (BCC)

a project by david_chang

After joined Gary's BCC workshop a few days ago. The BCC is interesting to me, so I'd like to look into it. - Go through the tutorial.

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

Dive into eBPF verifier

a project by gary_lin

Since eBPF was introduced into linux kernel, the eBPF verifier keeps the eBPF programs from any wrong-doing. I would like to look into the verifier and see if it's possible to extend the check to avoid reading any sensitive data in the memory.

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

YaST module for (SUSE Manager) salt parametrizable formulas

a project by dmacvicar

Parametrizable formulas is a normal salt module plus some metadata in order to interactively parametrize them. The metadata is used to automatically generate forms that are then injected as pillar data. See original Hackweek project, SUSE Manager support for formulas blog article and its (internal for now) docs.

Updated over 1 year ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

SUSE Photography Space

an invention by JWSun

These project have two sub-object. * Develop a lite edition photo manage tool, use to export photos from cellphone, memory card and other usb device. It can mange the photos by Exif information (such as date, location, and lens information).

Updated about 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

SUSE Manager / Salt integration revisited

a project by j_renner

There is a number of possible improvements to the architecture of SUSE Manager / Salt integration that should be investigated in order to improve the reliability and scalability of the backend: 1. Actions are currently scheduled in the minions using the schedule module of Salt. This brings problems with reliability as for instance a minion can be down at the specified schedule time which leads to actions not being executed. Scalability can be an issue as actions being scheduled for many minions might return results to the server at the same time. Instead it might be better to keep control over scheduled actions on the server to allow batching of actions as well as downtimes of minions or even the server. There is a work in progress branch to get started.

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

Your Story Dice

a project by ammartinez

The purpose of this project is to implement an Android application which shows some images (or dice) which you must use to create a short story. The requirements and desired features for the app are:

Updated about 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.

Use OpenStack Rally for SUSE Cloud testing

a project by evshmarnev

OpenStack is, undoubtedly, a really huge ecosystem of cooperative services. Rally is a benchmarking tool that answers the question: “How does OpenStack work at scale?”. To make this possible, Rally automates and unifies multi-node OpenStack deployment, cloud verification, benchmarking & profiling. Rally does it in a pluggable way, making it possible to check whether OpenStack is going to work well on, say, a 1k-servers installation under high load. Thus it can be used as a basic tool for an OpenStack CI/CD system that would continuously improve its SLA, performance, and stability. <img src="" width="700">

Updated over 4 years ago. No love.

Learn QEMU/ARM emulation

a project by jcejka

I would like to learn more about ARM/AArch64 emulation in QEMU, especially the boot process and different board emulation. Goals:

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

LetsEncrypt integration for openSUSE

an invention by dmolkentin

Make openSUSE the first distribution to support LetsEncrypt/ACME natively, in order to provide easy TLS encryption for all services. openSUSE users should be able to 1. Request certificates for associated host names and keep them up-to-date.

Updated 10 months ago. 7 hacker ♥️.

Exploring Workflows in JIRA

a project by rsblendido

Lay out a mock version of an existing SUSE R&D process in JIRA. The process should have a reasonable amount of complexity, like

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Implement kernel cmdline and/or autoyast/kickstart support in terraform-provider-libvirt

a project by dmacvicar

terraform-provider-libvirt supports CoreOS ignition file/content, which end rendered as kernel command line options (the provider does some nice stuff like allowing you to pass the json content and it will take care of putting it into a temporary file). The idea is to:

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

OpenQA Skill for Amazon Echo (Alexa)

an invention by szarate

Control you openQA instance from an Amazon Echo!

How cool is that?

Updated 3 months ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

froxlor Server Management Panel

a project by asemen

froxlor Server Management Panel create and start a push request upstream the openSUSE Leap 42.1 configuration tab

Updated almost 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

desktop saver

a project by psladek

The idea is to produce a standalone, independent tool to save and restore windows positions and sizes, analogous to a similar feature in KDE desktop. This would be handy in various lightweight desktop enviroments.

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

add LVM support to Guix System Distribution

a project by sleep_walker

LVM support for Guix System Distribution

With GNU Guix 0.8.1 and it's distribution there is still lack of LVM support. As I'm probably the only user of LVM, I need to hack support into initrd myself.

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Enlightenment Live CD

a project by simotek

Create a openSUSE 13.2 Live CD. As enlightenment doesn't fit on the standard openSUSE CD I'd like to create a Image with it.

Updated over 4 years ago. No love.

Improve posixovl to support fully featured POSIX file system on top of any limited file system (e. g. vfat)

a project by sbrabec

posixovl is a FUSE based successor of the old UMSDOS. It has a goal to provide POSIX file system functionality on top of vfat. Its code is nice and well written, but its feature set is not complete yet. It just supports: POSIX modes and user/group, hard and symbolic links, device nodes and named pipes. Much more can be done:

Updated 3 months ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Enlightenment openQA improvements + git build images.

a project by simotek

  • Enlightenment already has some minimal openQA tests but more can be written.
  • A extended test Setup using extra repositorys in order to run tests on upstream pre release tarballs and potentially "Nightly/Weekly" builds.
Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Easily Deploy an HA cluster in Virtual Machines

a project by aginies


Updated about 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

work on the sTeam collaboration platform

a project by eMBee

open-sTeam is a platform for cooperative work and cooperative learning developed at the university of paderborn in germany. the platform is being used at and is being developed further.

Updated over 4 years ago. No love.

Easy openSUSE Upgrade

a project by maverick74

The idea is about an easy way to allow users to make upgrades (e.g.: changing from version 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 work of manually disable all of the repositories, update them manually, open the terminal and finally make a "zypper dup" .

Updated 2 days ago. 40 hacker ♥️. 6 followers.

Improve packagers' life

a project by kstreitova

Every packager encounters boring manual tasks every once in a while and these tasks can most probably be automated to some extent. During Hackweek I aim to try and identify such cases in various packagers' workflow and consider creating a tool that would make these tasks easier. Also, I would like to find out whether there is a demand for such tool. In that case, this Hackweek project will turn into a long-term task I plan to keep working on.

Updated 3 months ago. 8 hacker ♥️.

SSH (Suse Social Hack) game

a project by nmoudra

This is a project to create a "larp" game for SUSE employees (or anyone geeky enough to play this) which will be based on computer related knowledge. The core of the game is to search for other people and clues for solving the main goal by "connecting" or "hacking" according to given HW and SW roles. E.g. a person will play router, another one will play PC and they will need to find a person playing TCP/IP protocol to communicate and eventually create a working setup to solve the goal. They they need to work as a group and solve riddles/ciphers which will let them go further. There are more game mechanics i have in mind, but don't want to spoil all of them now :)

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Live audio project

a project by simotek

Live audio tools could use some work in openSUSE and are fun to play with. Finally many of these tools are making it into tumbleweed (And Leap 15.3) especially Cadence.

Updated 3 months ago. 3 hacker ♥️. 2 followers.

Linux kernel networking: Improving qdisc hierarchies

a project by jkosina

    jikos:~ # tc qdisc show
    qdisc tbf 10: dev eth0 root refcnt 2 rate 800Mbit burst 131000b lat 1.0ms 
Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Bring Linux memory scanner scanmem/GameConqueror to openSUSE

an invention by sparschauer

All other distributions have scanmem/gameconqueror packages. scanmem is a command line memory scanner to locate variables in memory and GameConqueror is the Python/GTK3 front-end for it which also provides game trainer features. But it is not only a game cheating tool. It can also help testing applications, debugging memory issues, watching variables in memory or it can be used for reverse-engineering. Hackers also use it for things like ping spoofing. As the upstream maintainer of this tool I'd like to bring it to openSUSE and maintain it there.

Updated about 2 years ago. 5 hacker ♥️.

OCI Image Distribution with RPMs

a project by cyphar

Currently the Open Container Initiative doesn't specify a distribution protocol or system, and the current "standard" format is the Docker registry protocol. Aside from technical reservations with Docker registry, it is also not an OCI-compliant system and will require a lot of work to integrate it into all of the openSUSE/SUSE tooling. So, a very insane idea I came up with is to convert OCI images to RPMs and then distribute them as simple RPMs. The idea would be to use capabilities (Provides: oci(...)) to implement the different names of images and then also the dependency graph of blobs (which would naturally be de-duplicated).

Updated almost 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Reviving the Nokia N900

a project by mstaudt

The Nokia N900 is a versatile phone/tablet/mini-computer. While its specs are outdated by today's standards, it's still hard to find something equivalently useful to hack on-the-go. Most of it's drivers are already upstream, with just a few components missing:

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Continue with a systemd alternative/replacement

a project by dsterba

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

Updated almost 2 years ago. 6 hacker ♥️.


a project by lrupp

Connect is the "social network" of the openSUSE community. While this might not sound so important, the problem is that the tool is used for membership management and all the other "administrative" stuff for the openSUSE community, which makes it a very important tool. The bad news is that - since years(!) - there is no-one actively maintaining the application. While the openSUSE Heroes keep the basic infrastructure up and running, they are not responsible for the application itself. Following the standard policy for such services, this would mean that connect has to be shut down immediately. But the openSUSE board heavily depends on this tool and asks every time when it comes to "shut it down" - to not do it.

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Learn the basics of an ancient nerdy language: COBOL

a project by slahl

COBOL is weird. COBOL is strange.

Updated about 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

Emacs org-mode (learning)

a project by keichwa

From the manual: "Org is a mode for keeping notes, maintaining TODO lists, and doing

Updated about 2 years ago. 4 hacker ♥️.

yast2-storage-ng as a libstorage-ng wrapper. POC

a project by ancorgs

The goal of this project is to write a proof of concept of a new philosophy for yast2-storage-ng. Instead of just extending the API offered by libstorage-ng, the idea is wrap libstorage-ng so the Ruby code using yast2-storage-ng does not have direct visibility (unless explicitly desired) on the libstorage-ng classes and methods. If you don't know what all that means, keep reading.

Updated about 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

A brand new approach to system configuration management

a project by guohouzuo

In the previous hackweek (14), the following objectives from project "A generic mechanism for analysing and manipulating diverse software configuration files" were worked on: <pre>

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

kanku - worker distribution with rabbitmq/openvswitch

an invention by M0ses

kanku is designed to give you a better integration of your kiwi images built by the Open Build Service (OBS) in your development and testing workflow. The idea is to refactor kanku-scheduler so it can use distributed workers for more scalability using the following technologies:

Updated over 3 years ago. No love.

Re-architecting Jangouts data/events model

an invention by IGonzalezSosa

During the last GSoC, Jangouts was ported to work on Angular 2. Among other goodies, like the component-based approach or ditching the $scope thingie, Angular 2 leverages the use of observables thanks to its integration with RxJS. However, when the project started, our student (who did a great job) had to fight^Wwork with a beta version of Angular 2 and, unfortunatelly, the API changed before the release of the final version.

Updated almost 2 years ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Explore how to write a help bot

a project by cyberiad

There is plenty of documentation wiki articles, forum posts, etc., but even with Google or local search engines the answer may be hard to find. Sometimes categorisation is missing or just basic information. 1. Look at existing openSUSE options and their usability.

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

Get rid of perl-apparmor

a project by goldwynr

Perl-apparmor is obsolete in the apparmor community. No one is maintaining it. However, opensuse has to keep it to interact with yast, which is the main consumer of perl-apparmor. Getting rid of perl-apparmor would mean: + Creating a new interface (JSON) to interact with outside world (IOW, yast)

Updated about 2 years ago. 2 hacker ♥️.

fun hardware peripherials

a project by michals

There are many fun peripherials that you can connect to a RPi but PC users are not left out either * attiny85 <a href=""><img height="48" src=""/></a> has SPI and i2c interface so could be possibly used as USB<->i2c or USB<->SPI bridge. Unfortunately, the USB support needs some non-standard timings so there is quite a bit of integration and debugging needed.

Updated over 1 year ago. 1 hackers ♥️.

Yet another task tracking tool

an invention by mkoutny

Create a task tracking tool that would suit my needs (and enrich the pool of such author-only-optimized software). - TUI interface

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

"autoremove" functionality for zypper

a project by e_bischoff

The purpose would be to have the equivalent of Ubuntu's "apt-get autoremove" functionality. When you install package P, it might draw in dependancies D1, D2, ... Dn automatically.

Updated about 1 month ago. 5 hacker ♥️. 1 follower.

Unity3D : Moba : (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) on SUSE Linux Planning / Design / Programming

a project by JCayouette

Unity3D : Moba : (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) on SUSE Linux

This page is under development:

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

Docker for Beginners

a project by shundhammer

Using docker as a development platform for nontrivial development environments sounds interesting. This project is about learning basic docker handling, about exploring how to use it for simplifying development, and maybe (but just maybe) about providing ready-made docker containers for new team members.

Updated about 2 years ago. 3 hacker ♥️.

OpenQA appliance

a project by bear454

This is an idea that's been kicking around for a while... maybe it's finally time to "make it so." Minimally:

Updated about 2 years ago. 7 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 3 months ago. 8 hacker ♥️.