My aim for this image was to reduce the size while still providing a mostly working base image.
The following packages have been removed from the image:
bash e2fslibs e2fsprogs gcc-4.8-base init iproute2 iptables isc-dhcp-client isc-dhcp-common login manpages man-db sysvinit-core sysvinit tasksel tasksel-data traceroute vim-common vim-tiny
If any of the above packages are needed, they can be added back in with apt-get
Also removed via 'rm' are the following directories:
rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists/* rm /var/lib/dpkg/status-old rm -rf /usr/share/doc/* rm -rf /usr/share/man/* rm -rf /usr/share/locale/*
These are generally not needed for my purposes.