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How to Generate a Bitcoin Address — Step by Step
This is a hands on, technical guide about the generation of Bitcoin addresses including private and public keys, and the cryptography involved.
This guide will walk you through all the steps to generate a Bitcoin address using the command line on a Mac. Similar steps should be possible on other operating systems using similar cryptographic tools. Lines starting with $denote terminal commands, which you can type and run (without the $ of course).
Mac Terminal (iTerm 2)
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