How to sign a Bitcoin message using your private key — Steemit

How to sign a Bitcoin message using your private key

in bitcoin •  2 years ago

Video tutorial

Signing a Bitcoin message is a very easy process. In this video I am using a browser based approach using the github signature tool. Be aware that when copy and pasting private keys that you should not use a usb live linux distribution which was never connected to the internet. Sign the Bitcoin message being offline.

FULL NODE wallet

  1. bitcoin unlimited
  2. bitcoin classic

SPV WALLET (Simplified Payment Verification) *

  1. electrum
  2. trezor
  3. ledger nano s
  4. Github signature tool (browser based) - https://github.com/ReinProject/bitcoin-signature-tool

Command line

  1. Terminal

How to generate public & private Bitcoin keys

  1. Bitaddress - https://www.bitaddress.org

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Just did mine with my Trezor :)

Free coins :D

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Sure could be, run the software on a virtual computer. But still giving away my Bitcoin address.

But in all fairness I show everyone my wallet anyway - bitcoin-millionaire.com/my-btc-wallet/

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I think there is a mistyping.
I think the correct one would be as follows.

"Be aware that when copy and pasting private keys that you should use a usb live linux distribution which was never connected to the internet."