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Building kdepim (and the whole KDE world) from current git

I tried to build the latest kdepim (i needed it to look into ktimetracker), on Debian Jessie. I was trying to follow a few tutorials [1] [2], but after I started to see through the dependency relations between the lower level KDE stuff like Framworks  and the current versions of kdepim, i decided that it would be easier to build the whole KDE world alltogether, especially as i wanted to get my builds based the current 4.14 KDE version, and the Frameworks based (aka "KDE 5" version) as well.
  Fortunately the KDE project provides a cool tool called kdesrc-build [3], which made up from a couple of perl scripts, a few config files, and provides example configs for building KDE4 (using Qt4.x) and Frameworks based KDE (using Qt5.x) as well.

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baseconverter-plasmoid QML release

 While doing daily programming work (especially when digging around in CPU registers or dealing with binary file formats), it's often useful to have a handy utility to convert numbers between bases. As my main desktop is KDE, it was straightforward to have such a utility as a KDE plasmoid, but i couldn't find any, so implemented my own a year back in C++, but as KDE is moving forward quickly to use QML wherever it's suitable, and i was interested of the status of this ongoing work, i decided to re-implement this in QML.

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