Do you know why Debian is better than Ubuntu?
Debian does not have that stupid, ugly Unity desktop.
The Unity user interface was so bad that hundreds of thousands of people switched to Mint, while almost as many adopted the user interface overlays like Cinnamon.
Debian also has a reputation for reliability.
That’s pretty important, given how stable Linux and Unix are in general.
Ubuntu may have more downloads and a larger user base, but Debian has more IT professionals using it and…