Ubuntu 14.04 boot sector full, can't do anything

Very new to Linux and Ubuntu.  I find that my boot sector is full, getting error messages of unmet dependencies, etc.  Really need to free up room, reboot, then perhaps a) make boot sector bigger and b) setting that when an updated kernel is installed only the last one or two are kept and older are deleted (not sure if this is possible).

Tried this, but no good:
mikec@FamilyRoom:~$ sudo dpkg --list 'linux-image*'
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name           Version      Architecture Description
+++-==============-============-============-=================================
un  linux-image    <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  linux-image-3. <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  linux-image-3. <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  linux-image-3. <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  linux-image-3. <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  linux-image-3. <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  linux-image-3. <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  linux-image-3. <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  linux-image-3. <none>       <none>       (no description available)
un  linux-image-3. <none>       <none>       (no description available)
ii  linux-image-3. 3.13.0-52.86 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.
ii  linux-image-3. 3.13.0-53.89 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.
ii  linux-image-3. 3.13.0-54.91 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.
ii  linux-image-3. 3.13.0-55.94 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.
ii  linux-image-3. 3.13.0-57.95 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.
ii  linux-image-3. 3.13.0-58.97 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.
ii  linux-image-3. 3.13.0-61.10 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.
iF  linux-image-3. 3.13.0-62.10 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.
iF  linux-image-3. 3.13.0-63.10 amd64        Linux kernel image for version 3.
in  linux-image-3. <none>       amd64        (no description available)
rc  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-32.57 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
rc  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-39.66 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
rc  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-40.69 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
rc  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-43.72 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
rc  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-44.73 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
rc  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-46.79 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
rc  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-48.80 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
rc  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-49.83 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
ii  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-52.86 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
ii  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-53.89 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
ii  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-54.91 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
ii  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-55.94 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
ii  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-57.95 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
ii  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-58.97 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
ii  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-61.10 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
iU  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-62.10 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
iU  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-63.10 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
iU  linux-image-ex 3.13.0-65.10 amd64        Linux kernel extra modules for ve
iU  linux-image-ge 3.13.0.65.71 amd64        Generic Linux kernel image
mikec@FamilyRoom:~$ sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.13.0-{32.57,39.66,40.69,43.72,44.73,46.79}
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package linux-image-3.13.0-32.57
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-image-3.13.0-32.57'
E: Unable to locate package linux-image-3.13.0-39.66
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-image-3.13.0-39.66'
E: Unable to locate package linux-image-3.13.0-40.69
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-image-3.13.0-40.69'
E: Unable to locate package linux-image-3.13.0-43.72
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-image-3.13.0-43.72'
E: Unable to locate package linux-image-3.13.0-44.73
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-image-3.13.0-44.73'
E: Unable to locate package linux-image-3.13.0-46.79
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'linux-image-3.13.0-46.79'

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Just need instructions to get rid of the extra files to make enough room to do anything else.  I'm a rookie, so suggesting processes will be over my head: I need exact commands I can copy and paste into the Ubuntu machine!
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Mike CaldwellConsultant to IP industryAuthor Commented:
I guess it is the boot partition, not boot sector.
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Thomas WheelerCommented:
Boot up and go into /boot and remove the old images and update grub.Conf and reboot. Once you are backup you can Go in and manage the packages.
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Mike CaldwellConsultant to IP industryAuthor Commented:
Thomas: how does one "go into /boot", how does one "remove the old images", and how does one "update grub"?  Please read my post: I need commands I can copy and paste, not procedures I don't know how to do.
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Use Nautilus or whatever file manager you have on your graphical interface.
The navigate to the folder "boot" and delete the old images.

You should never paste commands that you do not understand. It's too dangerous.
Use the graphical interface until you have the time to learn how to use the shell.

HTH,
Dan
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Thomas WheelerCommented:
Do you have an ubuntu cd you installed with? If so boot from the cd to the live environment ie try ubuntu and you will get a desktop. The hard drive should auto mount and show up in the file manager. Delete them from here and reboot.
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Mike CaldwellConsultant to IP industryAuthor Commented:
Thanks Dan; I'm on the trail.  Found the graphic utility, logged into BOOT, I see many extra images that are 20MB each.  So highlighted one, then right click, and the menu that pops up does not include {delete} or equivalent.  Right click did nothing.  Don't see menu items across the top.  So how do I delete the selected image?
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
If you don't have delete as an option, then you probably don't have the right to delete that file.
Log in as root and try again.
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Mike CaldwellConsultant to IP industryAuthor Commented:
With a bit of help from my son I got this done.  Have other problems now, so think I'll just start over and reinstall Ubuntu from scratch.
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