openQA, automated tests for operating systems


openQA is an automated test tool that makes possible to test the whole installation process of an operating system in a wide combination of software and hardware configurations. This page lists some of the resources available to learn more about it.


openQA is free software released under the GPLv2 license. The documentation is hosted in the os-autoinst organization on GitHub (alongside the source code) and is divided into four documents that can be read directly from there.

The whole documentation in a single HTML file
This is a single page auto generated with all of the documentation available for openQA.
The whole documentation in a single PDF file
Same as above but as PDF document.
All individual documents
All documents and guides as individual files.
API documentation for testapi
Main test library documentation (os-autoinst-distri-opensuse)
Documentation of libraries used by the openSUSE and SLE tests.


There also many videos available covering various topics of openQA:

Blogs and external resources

If you are contributing to openQA by writing posts, videos or podcasts consider adding a link to the list of external resources below: