The new Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) v3
final release is available for download at: https://linuxmint.com/download_lmde.php".....LMDE aims to be as similar as possible to Linux Mint, but without using Ubuntu. The package base is provided by Debian instead.
There are no point releases in LMDE. Other than bug fixes and security fixes Debian base packages stay the same, but Mint and desktop components are updated continuously.
When ready, newly developed features get directly into LMDE, whereas they are staged for inclusion on the next upcoming Linux Mint point release.."
If you'd like to try a Linux distro based on Debian, and you enjoy what Linux Mint does with its main Ubuntu based releases, then LMDE v3 is right down your alley!
Having run LMDE v3 since the beta release some weeks ago I've found it to be one of the best Debian based distros available, easy to install, ready to work right from the start, and simple to customize to your liking as you go along.
Give it a go, you'll enjoy it as well!..