and it works !!!
It arrived at 2.48 pm and now at 4.15pm and a moderate amount of good-natured banter later, DH managed to get the wireless connection to accept our router info.
Apparently when you set it up in Linux it needs to be set up using ascii hexadecimal code not ascii personal.
Don't ask me what that means,I am only the gopher :-)
DH is a superstar and that is official ! My hero !
Photos to follow soon :-)