And we arrived at the final question to be answered. When there is Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and all the great (and popular) derivatives, that make it a breeze to install and use the system, why would anyone want to still use Debian? Isn’t Debian cumbersome, and outdated? Aren’t the others more convenient? No, not always, at least not beyond the first look. So here’s a short list of reasons you might or might not consider Debian above others.