download the current fedora 17
then READ the install instructions
there is a link on the same page
but fedora is not a good choice for a "new to linux" user
it is SO NEW that a lot of programs will not YET work on it .
Fedora is the "newest of the NEW"
and as such their can be problems
You might want to look at using LinuxMint
if you are up to a VERY big challenge -- fedora 17
-- from the link ON the above page