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Get Wind River® Linux 9 for your embedded system deployments in connected edge devices, servers, or virtual environments. Wind River Linux provides a validated and reliable operating system that can scale across a wide range of use cases.


Download this no-cost Wind River Linux 9 product version and build your embedded platform.

Download from GitHub

branchName: WRLINUX_9_BASE
repoURL: git://github.com/WindRiver-Labs/wrlinux-9.git


Wind River Linux is the leader for building outstanding open source embedded products, ensuring customers work with the latest code from the most important open source efforts and most recent technologies.

Wind River offers a no-cost product version, as well as a subscription-based version.
See the table below for a detailed comparison.

What is it?

A snapshot of the latest Yocto Project release (Yocto Project 2.2.1)

A Yocto Project Compatible open source baseline with additional risk mitigation assets such as: continuous security monitoring and vulnerability protection; IP and export compliance artifacts; extended list of board support packages (BSPs) across a variety of architectures; customer support and maintenance


Public Wind River GitHub repositories and downloads from upstream sites

Private Wind River repositories with all downloads from Wind River

Security vulnerability protection

Tracks the latest 2.2.1 release

Continuous monitoring and fixes for all Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) affecting the product

Access to extensive product documentation

Yes, via the Wind River Knowledge Library

Yes, via the Wind River Knowledge Library

BSP support

Only the community QEMU BSPs

Extended list of available BSPs here

IP and export compliance artifacts

No provided artifacts

Includes zipped archive that contains the following:

  • All required licensing data
  • Source code legal notices
  • Export cryptography information associated with the OSS used to construct the product

Customer support and maintenance

No customer support and maintenance

Product updates and support under the regular software license agreement

Ready to Use Linux in Production?

With a Wind River Linux 9 subscription you can access a wide range of risk mitigation assets, such as security vulnerability protection, IP and export compliance, and world-class support and maintenance for your systems.

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