I format the pen drive in Windows as exfat, but Ubuntu can't mount it. Which format do I have to use for Ubuntu?

Ubuntu error message

  • If reformatting is an option, and you don't have extremely large files, you can simply format the drive as FAT32 or another format supported by default – Zanna Apr 14 '18 at 17:51

You should install the optional exfat filesystem on Ubuntu so that it can recognize it on your pen drive

sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils

Afterwards, just mount it normally.

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