exFAT (Extended File Allocation Table) is a proprietary file system designed especially for flash drives developed by Microsoft

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Panasonic GH3/ Exfat Issues: file system is larger than underlying device

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and have a Panasonic GH3 DSLR that I would like to connect to my computer. At first I was giving me an issue about not read Exfat file system. Googled and found this page(...
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Unable to mount my WD My passport 1 TB in Ubuntu 16.04

Whenever I connect the device I get the following error. Any idea what is wrong and how to correct it? Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/som/My Passport: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=...
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SAMBA on exFAT partition, can't have write permissions

I have an exFAT external disk, and I want to share its contents via Samba. Everything works for for READING, but for writting I get a message saying I have no permissions. This is my smb.conf [...
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Recover Partition Table for exFAT Partition

I unplugged my USB stick from ubuntu 16.04 without the save remove option, but exfat should be fine doing so. No read write was happening, the partition does not use journaling. What I end up with is ...
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Ubuntu - how to copy files and folders which contain special characters

I have a filesystem mounted read only which has many files with special characters like &, ( and ". I would like to copy recursively all files and folders to an external exFat volume using cp -R ...
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Is using exFat (linux driver) for writing backups safe? [closed]

Using an exFat partition gives me the advantage to be able to read and write on Windows and Mac natively. While Windows and Mac are using the original driver from Microsoft (Apple bought a license), ...
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Problem with exfat support

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit version and it worked well until I used apt-get to install support for exfat file system. (apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils). The installation appeared ...
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GUI tool for formating to exFAT

I just formated a partition to exFAT using the terminal command sudo mkfs.exfat -n. Is it possible to do the same thing using a GUI? Before people comment that the Terminal command works just fine (...
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USB doesn't mount

I have a problem. I have had Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop for 2 years and up until now no problems with the USB. But since this evening the pc doesn't mount the USB. I read some discussions but the ...
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Cannot get exfat USB drive to automount

As I understand it, when I install the packages exfat-fuse and exfat-utils any usb device formatted with exfat should automount. However, it does not work. I can manually mount using the command:...
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Unknown FAT for HDD on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) and I'm not sure how to configure computer systems yet (although I really want to learn how it all works). I'm trying to enter into my external HDD through GUI (I don't ...
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Use exfat disk from LiveUSB [duplicate]

I use LiveUSB to restore partition on my disk, I previous backed with 'dd' command to file on my portable disk. The disk is formatted with exfat. When I connect it to my laptop, I get error in Ubuntu '...
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exFAT external drive not recognized on Windows

I have an external USB drive connected to my Ubuntu 12.04.5 server, which has been formatted with exFAT filesystem (after I installed the required packages like fuse-exfat and exfat-util). My drive ...
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Clone to Drive with Different Format

What command tool and combination of flags can I use to copy all contents of an external NTFS drive to an external ExFAT drive. Copying and pasting or using "cp -a -n /source /target" results in ...
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Changes to exfat partition do not persist

I have a SD card exfat formatted, I can mount it and write on it: delete files, copy files on it, I can see the change applied, the LED on the card reader blinks when writing, but if I unmount and ...
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Using an exFAT usb drive with ubuntu

i was trying to insert my 128GB usb stick with movies into my ubuntu 12.04LTS. It doesn't recognize the stick. Says it can't read the exFAT system. Now i've been searching here and i found the ...
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Exfat-fuse error while copying files

Installed exfat-fuse and exfat-utils from Ubuntu repositories. First, everything was ok, USB HDD 1 TB worked perfectly, automounted and write and read was ok. But then I tried to move my Movies folder ...
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How to get ExFAT working on 12.04

I have read through a number of questions related to ExFAT and for 12.04 they recommend: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:relan/exfat sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fuse-exfat exfat-utils ...
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Unable to Mount External Harddrive

Hey guys when ever I try to mount my external hard drive this error pops up Unable to access “HD710” Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/roshan/HD710: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=...
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exfat I installed the both exfat packages on Ubuntu 15.04 though I receive an error message while inserting the SD-card

As I alredy said I installed the fuse-exfat driver packages in Ubuntu 15.04 though I get an error message while inserting a SanDisk 64 GB SDXC UHS-II memeory card. Card is recognized as 63 GB storage ...
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exFat formatted HDD is faltering/stucking when Transmission is downloading

I have countless situations with exFat formatted HDD when I launch Transmission torrent client: the HDD's data transfer stops when Transmission tries to write something new on it. When I started a ...
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Error while clicking one of the exfat drives on ubuntu [duplicate]

When i click on my Windows system drive in the File Manager I get following error, Let me tell you that I checked all my drives with elivated cmd bu running chkdsk /x /r /f command. Other Drives ...
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How to resize & create exfat partitions on SDCARD

I have an external 64Gb SDCard which I formate to exfat (default) in my smartphone, but I want to reformat it to create 4 x 16Gb exfat partitions using my PC. Gparted and KDE Partition Manager do not ...
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Can't gparted recognize exfat drives?

My USB drive is formatted as exfat. GParted shows it as unallocated space. Is there a way to make Gparted understand exfat filesystem? For example, I want to rename my USB drive (exfat), but gparted ...
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Problem with automount and exfat fstype

I need some help to configure automount with exfat filesystem (no problem with ext4 for example). $ sudo automount -f -v $ ls /home/user/automount Automount return this error. mounted direct on /...
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Problem reading exFAT XQD card Ubuntu 12.04

I am having a problem reading files from an exFAT formatted XQD card. The card was formatted by a Sony fs7 camera and contains 4k video files shot using the fs7. The card is a lexar 64gb and the card ...
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installing exfat-fuse: Error: can't find signing_key_fingerprint

I have a samsung evo 64gb, which has apparently been formatted with the microsoft exfat filesystem. I wish to mount it on an ubuntu 10.04 system. There are many responses in respect of how to do this:...
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Can't mount 64G SDXC card in a GoPro 4

I've recently purchase a GoPro 4 with a 64G micro SDXC card and I can't even see it in /var/log/syslog, let alone mount it. I've installed exfat using: sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils ...
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NAS won't auto-mount at boot + qBittorrent issues

I want to set up a low-powered system with a netbook (Eee PC) and a NAS for torrent purpose. I’ve made a clean install of Lubuntu 14.10 as I think it’s the best option for my machine (1GB RAM). The ...
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How to format an external 64GB SD card (exfat) using command line?

I have an microSD card with 64GB capacity which has exFAT file system. If I insert it to my card reader, it is mounted automatically. But I am looking for a command to format the card. I installed ...
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Install Ubuntu on exFat HDD? [duplicate]

I know this was asked and answered last year, but I didn't know if Ubuntu has since then added support for installing an ubuntu OS on an exFat HDD. Anyone know?
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exFAT pagefile.sys size Error on dualboot with Windows 8.1

I have a dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04 running beside Windows 8.1. I store all my data on an exFAT-formatted partition so I can access them from both of my OS'es. It worked fine for the longest time, ...
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“ERROR: invalid VBR checksum 0x0 (expected 0xbca782be).” while mounting a exfat partition [closed]

Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/user/Seagate Exp1: Command-line mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,namecase=0,errors=remount-ro,umask=0077" "/dev/...
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unable to access location - failed to mount WIndows share: Invalid argument

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS within a VMware workstation virtual machine and I have managed to setup a network by changing the samba.conf file to the WORKGROUP of my choice. Doing so gave me access to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't mount exFAT external hard disk

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 lately and tried to read files from an external drive that was formatted to exFAT from NTFS. I followed a lot of instructions online and got both exFAT-fuse and exFAT-...
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Cannot manage to install exfat-nofuse

I'm using lubuntu, but still think it's very similar to ubuntu. I need to install exfat-nofuse as my NAS has exfat format. I followed these instructions on this post: http://askubuntu.com/a/400946/...
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Error using “cp” to copy files to an external disk

I have a 2TB external HDD formatted with exFat that I use to share very large files (>10GB) among Ubuntu, Windows 7 and MacOS. I am trying to copy the whole content of a directory using sudo cp -r . ...
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Regaining access to old External HDD (exfat/Mac&Win, maybe), unallocated maybe toasted HDD

First off, I'm new to Ubuntu, and do not speak really comprehend too much of computer literacy. And English is not my main language. So... I have and old HDD from a friend, that she wants to regain ...
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Samba could not change the permissions of folder “Network”

I'm currently trying to set up samba, and upon creating my first share, it asked if I wanted to set permissions automatically, and I said yes, and then I got an error saying "Could not change the ...
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exFAT vs NTFS. Is exFAT stable enough in 14.04?

Is exFAT stable enough in Ubuntu 14.04? I have an external usb hard drive that I need to access from Windows and Ubuntu. Should I use exFAT or NTFS? If I only were using Windows PCs, I would go for ...
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Trying to create UDEV rule to mount removable drive exfat partition

So I am trying to create a udev rule to automatically mount a drives exfat partition to /media/offsite. My goal is to automatically mount a drive to /media/offsite and then kick off a .sh script to ...
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How do I fetch from another mirror?

I've come around some broken repositories. How do I change the mirror for this apt-get only?? I am using ubuntu server 12.04. alex@****:~$ sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils [sudo] ...
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exFAT mount on Ubuntu server [duplicate]

I want to mount and use an external hard drive formatted to exFAT on my Ubuntu server 12.04. I'm kind of new to the server side of ubuntu. Ideally i want to use it as a primary site of storage on the ...
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How to enable exFAT in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't mount my exFAT HDD. I get the following error: Unable to access “SeagateHDD” Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/me/SeagateHDD: Command-line `mount -t "exfat"...
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SDHC vs SDXC cards for Linux

I recently bought a Zenbook prime of 128GB and I bought a microSD to SD adapter for macbook air (because of the low profile). It's working great with my SDHC that I had on the phone. I'm thinking ...
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How to install exfat-nofuse?

Has anybody of you tried to install exfat-nofuse. I am not sure how to install it. Compile it as a module, or recompile my kernel?... Also, do i have to recompile it after every kernel update? Will ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 installer/live fails to boot from USB with exfat partition

i can't boot ubuntu LIVE/INSTALLER from usb stick with exFat Partition, anyone know how add support for exfat in a live CD/USB?
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How to get a drive formatted with exfat working?

In Ubuntu 13.04 there was an option to use the PPA by Relan in order to get ExFat functionality. Seeing that in Ubuntu this functionality is now available from the repositories without the PPA I tried ...
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Mount unknown filesystem exfat

When trying to mount an exfat filesystem, I get the following error: Error mounting /dev/sda6 at /media/gkp/Backup: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid" "/dev/sda6" "/...
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FUSE exFat error

I have Windows 7 along with a Fat64 partition holding most of my data. I then installed Ubuntu 12.04, and most things are fine. Of course, Ubuntu doesn't read exFat, so following these instructions I ...