DeveloperHuawei Technologies
OS familyUnix, Linux
Working stateActive
Source modelOpen-source
Latest releaseV2.0SP8[1]
PlatformsAArch64 (Kunpeng), x86-64
Kernel typeMonolithic (Linux)
UserlandGNU, POSIX
Official websiteEulerOS

EulerOS is a commercial Linux distribution developed by Huawei for enterprise applications.[2] It was first released on September 24, 2021.[3]

Huawei has released a community edition of EulerOS, OpenEuler, along with the source code on Gitee.[4]

KunLun Mission Critical Server

EulerOS 2.0, running on the Huawei KunLun Mission Critical Server, was certified to conform to The Open Group's UNIX 03 standard, however the certification expired in September 2022.[5]

EulerOS/KunLun allows replacing central processing unit board modules and memory modules without stopping the OS. Hot swapping of CPU and memory is provided by EulerOS.

Code shared with HarmonyOS

EulerOS shares kernel technology with Huawei's mobile operating system, HarmonyOS. Huawei plans to unify additional components between both OSes.[6]


  1. ^ "EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2022-2225)". Tenable. Tenable. Retrieved 27 August 2022.
  2. ^ "EulerOS Introduction". Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  3. ^ Sarkar, Amy. "A new open source Huawei operating system". Huawei Central. Huawei Central. Retrieved September 25, 2021.
  4. ^ Huawei’s Linux Distribution openEuler is Available Now! -Its FOSS
  5. ^ "Unix 03". The Open Group. Retrieved 2020-06-14.
  6. ^ Sarkar, Amy. "HarmonyOS and OpenEuler has shared operating system kernel: Huawei". Huawei Central. Huawei Central. Retrieved November 9, 2021.