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Has anyone attempted this before? Are there any installation guides to follow?

I attempted to install before but I wasn't able to boot into the fedora partition when i was done.

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If you've successfully installed Fedora on a free partition, the rest is easy. Just download an ISO copy of rEFIt and burn it with Disk Utility to a blank DVD. Then, while booting, hold down C after the chime to boot to rEFIt. It will give you the option to boot to Linux (this is indicated by a Tux icon).

Additionally, rEFIt is able to install itself to your system without a DVD boot every time, but I couldn't recommend it as I had some issues with this personally.

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Which partition should I install the bootloader in when it ask? –  Terry Chia Oct 1 '12 at 5:18
    
For the Fedora installer?- on free space; presumably you have made a partition of free space in Disk Utility before attempting the install. Do you need help with doing this? –  Ethan Lee Oct 1 '12 at 5:38
    
Thanks, i resolved the issue now. –  Terry Chia Oct 1 '12 at 6:52

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