Novell (NOVL +2.3%) reportedly is in advanced talks with VMware (VMW -1.1%) to sell its Linux...

|By:, SA News Editor

Novell (NOVL +2.3%) reportedly is in advanced talks with VMware (VMW -1.1%) to sell its Linux operating system business and with private equity firm Attachmate to sell some or all of the remaining assets, including its NetWare network operating system.