I am trying to mount a Western Digital My Book (which I believe is formatted as NTFS) on an up-to-date version of Ubuntu 14.04. When I boot it up, it shows in Nautilus on the side as "My Book" under devices, but when I click on it, an error dialogue pops up stating:
Unable to access "My Book"
Error mounting /dev/sdc2 at /media/lesk/My Book: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,namecase=0,errors=remount-ro,umask=0077" "/dev/sdc2" "/media/lesk/My Book"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: unknown filesystem type 'exfat'
Is there any patch for fixing this? There is already data stored on the My Book that I need (it was added to the My Book on a Windows 10 system) so reformatting it is not an option.
If there is no patch for 14.04 to fix this, would upgrading to 16.04.1 do this any good?