This is the cleanest way of getting the latest Nvidia drivers install on Fedora 17, we also need to disable the default nouveau driver after the installation.
Install RPMFusion Repository (free & non free)
Enter the following commands to install the RPMFusion Repo:
Fedora 17 Nvidia Driver Install
For x86_64 users I have also included the i686 libs otherwise games in Wine will not rune (as I found out):
To Install Fedora 17 Nvidia PAE drivers you will need the PAE kernel devel:
Disable Nouveau Driver from initramfs
Move the old initramfs image to prevent it from loading:
Create a new initramfs image:
You should now be able to reboot your desktop.