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Linux Mint Debian Edition 201303 - Cinnamon
A new 'rollup' release of Linux Mint Debian Edition with Update Pack 6 included will soon be available. It is currently available as a Release Candidate (RC), in Cinnamon and MATE desktop versions. No formal release date has been announced, but as the RC has been out since about 20 February, it probably won't be long now.
Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 (Wheezy)
Debian seems like the epitome of the 'We will make no release before its time' distributions — the exact opposite of the Ubuntu 'new release every six months, come hell or high water' philosophy. The Release Candidate for the Debian 7.0 installer is currently available, which means it won't be too long until the final release. My personal opinion is that the development of Wheezy has been a bit smoother than the previous couple of releases, but that may only be due to the fact that I wasn't paying all that much attention as it went along.
Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail
Ubuntu. My, how perceptions have changed over the past couple of years. In my opinion it is now such a polarizing release — almost everyone I know has very strong feelings about it, one way or the other. Some are convinced that it will be the saviour of the Linux world, and some feel just as strongly that it's the worst thing happening to Linux today. But I don't know many who just say "Whatever. It's ok, I'm not bothered either way." The next release of Ubuntu — 13.04, known as Raring Ringtail — is due out on 25 April. The Beta release is due next week (14 March), but of course Daily Builds are available for those who are very anxious, very curious and/or very brave.