Program for openSUSE.Asia Virtual Summit 2021

Aadarsh Mani cvangi

Welcome/ Introduction to day 1

presented by Aadarsh Mani, cvangi

Welcomes attendees to the summit

09:45 - 10:15 Hallway Break
Aadarsh Mani

openSUSE on WSL2

presented by Aadarsh Mani

WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) is a special interface of the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system that allows to run Linux user space programs on top of the Windows kernel. In a sense similar to how a chroot or containers work on Linux. With release of WSL2, Microsoft brought a lot of changes to the bloated and a lesser VM experience that the original WSL used to provide. WSL2 is vastly i...


10:00 - 11:30 Workshop Open Source


presented by Seema

For high quality documentation LaTeX is the best option as FOSS. This is the system which is used not only for research article but for any kind of technical documents like reports, letter, books, slide presentation and many more one can think of. As a FOSS system, LaTeX can be used on all operating systems and it can be used with many editors. LaTeX attracts the users with its capability of ha...


13:00 - 14:30 Workshop Open Source

Data Analytics with Tableau

presented by induKashyap

Data Analytics is defined as the process of analyzing raw data to find trends and answer questions and the world of IT is completely driven by the data. With data we can gather critical insight and improve business performance to grow in the market and in order to identify various hidden patterns, associations among attributes, we perform data visualization. Data visualization is the integra...


15:00 - 16:30 Workshop New Technologies

Perfect Timing for Promoting open source through blended learning in Higher Education

presented by brijeshkumar

Blended learning is the use of online resources in conventional classroom-based teaching. This includes educational platforms, resources and software available under free/open license. The government policy on blended learning, allowing upto 40% of the contents to be delivered through blended learning model has opened vistas for not only edupreneurs but open source softwares and platforms as w...


09:45 - 10:15 Room 1 Keynote
Estu Fardani

Rebuild openSUSE Kernel for Dummies

presented by Estu Fardani

Sometime official kernel not well compatible with our hardware. We need add somethings for enable driver and it need recompile kernel.

There not many detail documentations for recompile kernel for dummies. I spend lot of time to find and try it on my own.

People often scared when they must recompile kernel. Because afraid it will make system broken. Laptop will not run. They not yet know ...


11:00 - 11:30 Room 1 openSUSE
Yutao Wang

How to upgrade leap to SLE
Leap to SLE

presented by Yutao Wang

The openSUSE Linux distribution is an outstanding option for anyone looking for a powerhouse desktop or server platform. But for businesses looking for a Linux distribution with more traditional support and enterprise-level bells and whistles, openSUSE might not be the best route. However, SUSE is always looking for ways to make your path to business as smooth as possible.
One such...


11:00 - 11:30 Room 2 openSUSE
Fuminobu  Takeyama Kukuh Syafaat Max Huang Sunny shobhatyagi

WE are openSUSE. Asia Summit

presented by Fuminobu Takeyama, Kukuh Syafaat, Max Huang, Sunny, shobhatyagi

openSUSE.Asia community has been promoting opensource development from 8 years by organising 6 openSUSE.Asia summits across the countries of Asian continent. The summit bring speakers from different avenues of life, representing and advocating Free and Open Source Software. openSUSE.Asia Summits are organized every year to promote the use of free and open source software. It is one of the most ...


14:30 - 15:15 Room 1 Community
Chenzi Cao

openSUSE Bugzilla Screening
How to assign a bug repot

presented by Chenzi Cao

For a new reported bug, the reporter will choose the components in the progress of filing a new bug. When reporter select a certain component in the drop list, in most of case, bugzilla will automatically set assignee to the email address of related maintenance team, or individual bugowner. While some components are special - the assignee will set to screening-team automatically; And for old b...


15:30 - 16:00 Room 2 openSUSE
Alex Lau

The Aquarium an opinionated storage appliance
Introduction to Aquarium

presented by Alex Lau

Aquarium is a SUSE-sponsored Open Source project to build an easy-to-use, rock-solid appliance wrapped around the Ceph project. The project started development in January 2021, and has become a passion project for the storage team at SUSE. The Aquarium project is split into two clearly defined work streams: Gravel (backend) and Glass (frontend). We are going to explain in detail what the inte...


15:30 - 16:00 Room 1 Cloud and Containers
Simon Lees

Pimp my Desktop

presented by Simon Lees

Back from when I first started computing with windows 95 when I was 7 customising and tweeking my desktop has always been one of my favorite things. This is something that I carried on when I started using Linux, first by customising gtk themes and then moving onto enlightenment.

In this talk i'll spend some time both looking at the different ways you can customise Linux desktops but I will...


16:15 - 16:45 Room 2 Open Source
Lubos Kocman

How to get involved in feature planning for upcomming openSUSE Leap release

presented by Lubos Kocman

openSUSE Leap 15.3 and newer is built on top of SUSE Linux Enterprise binary packages.

Neal Gompa and I spend some time on working on SUSE Linux Enterprise feature request and we would like to take it to the next level.

We've started to use for feature planing of currently developed release of openSUSE Leap aside from tracking community change requests for SUSE Linux En...


16:15 - 16:45 Room 1 openSUSE

Open Source Emerging Technologies

presented by viqars

Open-source software, however, levels the playing ground as it represents strengths that can move innovation faster than can be accomplished with the proprietary software development model. Emerging technologies on the other hand represent transformation powers that can catalyze the economic growth of the countries that can apply them. One of the ways this economic growth can be achieved is by...


09:45 - 10:15 Room 1 Keynote
Max Huang

Using Gitlab with openSUSE in the Cloud

presented by Max Huang

GitLab is a web-based DevOps lifecycle tool that provides a Git repository manager providing wiki, issue-tracking and continuous integration and deployment pipeline features, using an open-source license, developed by GitLab Inc (

openSUSE is a project that serves to promote the use of free and open-source software. openSUSE is well known for its Linux...


11:00 - 11:30 Room 2 Cloud and Containers
Rahman Yusri Aftian

Pegon script at openSUSE

presented by Rahman Yusri Aftian

The word Pegon originated from a Javanese word p├ęgo, which means "deviate", due to the practice of writing the Javanese language with Arabic script, which was considered unconventional by Javanese people. The main difference between Jawi and Pegon is that the latter is almost always written with vocal signs. Since the Javanese language contains more aksara swara (vowel signs) than their Malay ...


11:00 - 11:15 Room 1 Open Source
Neal Gompa

Inspiring Success and Contribution by Example

presented by Neal Gompa

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14:30 - 15:15 Room 1 Keynote
Luis Falcon

The GNU Health ecosystem and the importance of Free/Libre Software in healthcare
Building an ethical and sustainable healthcare system with Free/Libre Software and Hardware

presented by Luis Falcon

GNU Health is the Libre digital health ecosystem. It provides the necessary tools to help individuals, health professionals, researchers, health institutions and governments to improve the health and well being of the person and the population. GNU Health has a strong focus on Social Medicine and Public Health. It covers from the socioeconomic determinants of health and disease to area...


15:30 - 16:00 Room 2 Open Source
Kukuh Syafaat

Snap in openSUSE MicroOS Desktop
A User Perspective

presented by Kukuh Syafaat

Snap in openSUSE MicroOS Desktop

According to openSUSE wiki, openSUSE MicroOS is an operating system you don't have to worry about. It's designed for but not limited to container hosts and edge devices. openSUSE MicroOS Desktop is a MicroOS with a desktop-focused variant of MicroOS based on Tumbleweed. MicroOS Desktop is an immutable, rolling base as based on Tumbleweed.

Snaps are app pa...


15:30 - 16:00 Room 1 openSUSE
Attila Pinter

Automate everything with MicroOS and DevOps

presented by Attila Pinter

When you say "rolling release in production" most SysOps/DevOps engineers are immediately start looking for their medication in fear. In this talk Attila explains how OpenStorage stopped to worry about rolling distros and the myth or stigma surrounding them and how they use it in production. OpenStorage harnessed the power of MicroOS with it's immutable root filesystem and out of the box featur...


16:15 - 16:45 Room 1 openSUSE
Andi Artz

Can countries in Asia benefit from KDE education apps?
How to solve inequality in countries of Asia

presented by Andi Artz

This talk will discuss about the possible benefits of using KDE education apps in Asian countries. I have chosen this topic because I am half Filipino and I know the problems in Asia.

Many countries in Asia suffer from poverty and sorrows how to reach all people to provide free education. For sure, a good infrastructure is needed to use KDE Education apps and a Linux distro. Nevertheless,...


16:15 - 16:45 Room 2 Open Source