Tame the Unruly /boot size of ubuntu

Find some code tips to tame the /boot size of ubuntu

DO NOT REBOOT until you run the final update-grub and see that it found images.... otherwise your machine will not boot!!!!!

verify images installed and make sure you don't uninstall the current linux-image files

uname -a
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo update-grub sudo reboot now


remove old

sudo apt-get remove --purge 2.6.31-.*
sudo apt-get remove --purge 2.6.32-2.*

Install Virtual Machine Image kernel when on Virtualization platform:

sudo apt-get install  linux-virtual

redo the DKMS install for vmware modules above verify

sudo update-grub