[SOLVED] Mount error: unknown filesystem type ‘exfat’

[SOLVED] Mount error: unknown filesystem type ‘exfat’

This is a solution for a problem with mounting some SD cards on linux.

Problem
You got an Unable to access… error or Error mounting /dev/sdcX at /media/user/mount_point: unknown filesystem type ‘exfat’ when you plug-in a SD-card. The same error may occur when you try to mount exfat filesystem manually.
Cause
Some SD Cards and USB sticks are formatted with extfat. The problem occurs because exfat-fuse package is missing in your operation system.
Solution
Install required packages exfat-fuse and exfat-utils.

sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils
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The Whistler
The Whistler
1 year ago

Thx a lot! 🙂

Domingos
1 year ago

Thanks for the tip, very good. I was not able to mount my external hard disk.

suresh
1 year ago

thanks a lot

sofia
sofia
1 year ago

Thank you!

Jadson
Jadson
1 year ago

Thanks so much!!!

Keith
Keith
11 months ago

Thank you – worked immediately.

kabundege
kabundege
11 months ago

thanks a lot, God bless you

21century
21century
10 months ago

thanks a lot! this really helped me out!

josefina
josefina
9 months ago

me solucionaste un problema, muchas gracias por tomarte el tiempo de escribir … saludos

Crystal
Crystal
9 months ago

Not all heroes wear capes. Thank you!

lorengraff
9 months ago

thanks

Venkata
Venkata
7 months ago

Thx

Damian
Damian
7 months ago

Muchas gracias!!!

L S WIJESEKARA
L S WIJESEKARA
6 months ago

thank you..

Andrea Christensen
6 months ago

Exfat is used on some USB sticks and camera sd cards. What can I do to mount this type of filesystem?

Ankita
Ankita
5 months ago

Thanks a ton !!!!

Mustafa
Mustafa
4 months ago

so many thanks for the hand….

Julius
2 months ago

hello mine isnt working

when i do install the code you gave above it tells me E: Package ‘exfat-fuse’ has no installation candidate
please help me fix this
i am a new user to linux and i am feeling bad already

Pejepalo
Pejepalo
1 month ago

Thanks! You solved my problem after installing Ventoy!

Lance
Lance
13 days ago

Exacto! Thank you, coder