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I can't finish setup at all - Alpine seems to expect you to be connected to Ethernet for installing wireless-tools and wpa_supplicant.

Is this correct? My issue is: I don't have a monitor where my router is, so it's a chicken and egg problem: can't connect to the internet because wireless-tools don't come with Alpine's default install, and can't install them because I'm not connected to the Internet.

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If you are using the alpine extended iso, some packages are on it - you can install them without internet connection just

apk add wireless-tools wpa_supplicant 

and it will install. Then follow the wiki page.

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