[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

Thx a lot! 🙂

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

suresh
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thanks a lot

sofia
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sofia

Thank you!

Jadson
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Jadson

Thanks so much!!!

Keith
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Keith

Thank you – worked immediately.

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thanks a lot, God bless you

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