How_to_store_bitcoin_on_a_laptop stjohn_piano The article Edgecase_Bitcoin_Storage_Toolset_version_2 edgecase 148 Edgecase Bitcoin Storage Toolset (EBST) is designed for a single competent user who is comfortable with using a terminal and wants to understand how Bitcoin actually works (i.e. generate an address or make a transaction directly, rather than have these operations performed invisibly within a consumer application). If you have a Windows 10 laptop, you can use: article Recipe_for_storing_bitcoin_on_an_online_Windows_10_laptop edgecase 179 Recipe for storing bitcoin on an online Windows 10 laptop If you have a Macbook or a Linux laptop: - You can use the linked recipe without going through the Windows-specific setup. You should already have a Terminal program and Python 2.7. If you don't have Python 2.7, you will need to install it first. Further reading: hyperlink /pages/how_to_test_a_bitcoin_address How to test a Bitcoin address