How do I get Fedora 17 boot media to boot my laptop?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have been using Ubuntu since Ubuntu 11.10 came out. I was very satisfied with how Ubuntu has evolved over the past few years, but now I would like to try out Fedora 17 since that has been out for a while simply for a change. I first had Windows 7 and Ubuntu on a dual boot; however, I got rid of the dual boot and installed Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit recommendation) from a CD as my primary operating system. My problem is, now that Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is my primary operating system, how can I install Fedora 17 in its place? I downloaded the Fedora 17 iso file (64-bit) and installed it on both a CD and (HowTos)