Hello I have a 64GB microSD card (Samsung or Sandisk) and when I format it in the Ubuntu Laptop it works fine. When I use it in my Canon camera and I formatted so I can record when I try to mount it back to the Ubuntu it gives me the

Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/angel/CANON: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,namecase=0,errors=remount-ro,umask=0077" "/dev/sdc1" "/media/angel/CANON"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: unknown filesystem type 'exfat'

and instead of use it again I have to reformat it.

The interesting part is that if I try to read it on a Windows machine (same laptop , dual boot) there is no error.

Also I tried an other sd card which works without problem both ubuntu and windows.

How can I fix the problem at Ubuntu?


I found that what is missing can be installed via terminal

sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils

It worked for me in Ubuntu 14.04. It is automounted like any external storage!

I found the answer here.

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