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pavanpulapalli@pavanpulapalli-Satellite-C640:~$ dpkg --list | grep linux-image
ii  linux-image-3.8.0-19-generic              3.8.0-19.30                                 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.8.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-image-3.8.0-31-generic              3.8.0-31.46                                 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.8.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-image-extra-3.8.0-19-generic        3.8.0-19.30                                 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.8.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-image-extra-3.8.0-31-generic        3.8.0-31.46                                 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.8.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii  linux-image-generic                       3.8.0.31.49                                 amd64        Generic Linux kernel image
pavanpulapalli@pavanpulapalli-Satellite-C640:~$ sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.8.0.32-genric
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Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package linux-image-3.8.0.32-genric
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-image-3.8.0.32-genric'
pavanpulapalli@pavanpulapalli-Satellite-C640:~$ sudo update-grub2
Generating grub.cfg ...
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.8.0-32-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.8.0-32-generic
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.8.0-31-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.8.0-31-generic
Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.8.0-19-generic
Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.8.0-19-generic
Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin
done
pavanpulapalli@pavanpulapalli-Satellite-C640:~$ sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.8.0.32-genric
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package linux-image-3.8.0.32-genric
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-image-3.8.0.32-genric'
pavanpulapalli@pavanpulapalli-Satellite-C640:~$ 
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Nice. Could you format this so it is easier to see? Thanks! –  Devyn Collier Johnson Oct 4 '13 at 5:00
    
On boot, you can choose older/newer version of kernel. Make sure you choose other kernel to delete linux-image-3.8.0.32-genric kernel. –  penreturns Oct 4 '13 at 6:09

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