So yeah. I was trying to clean up my boot partition and 'rm -r *'. Luckily, I have not turned off my server, so I still have access to things like aptitude and wget. My end goal was/is to update from kernal 4.4 to 4.10. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
uname -a: Linux Nephele 4.4.0-64-generic #85-Ubuntu SMP Mon Feb 20 11:50:30 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux