You must have a working python3.5+ environment. Linux and OSX have premium support, while Windows environments are supported on a best effort basis.
The best option to install bonobo is usually to use pip.
To check whether it worked correctly, you can try to run the CLI.
To create an ETL job, you can simply use the bonobo init command.
We're always happy to help, and there is no dumb question (in fact, the only dumb question is the one not asked).
See you there!
Contributions are more than welcome and there is a lot of things you can do to help, even if you don't feel like adding code.