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

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Can't use add-apt-repository for exfat [duplicate]

I've been trying to run the following command for using exfat drives with my system: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:relan/exfat But it is throwing an error: tag:launchpad.net:2008:redacted ...
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Files not being displayed on mounted ex-FAT sd card on Ubuntu 19.04

I have a sandisk sd card which has some images. The sd-card gets mounted but displays that there are no files on the sd-card. However, when I boot to windows on my dual-boot, windows have no problem ...
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Unable to access a new USB stick [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on my laptop. Got a new USB Stick (Samsung) for storing extra files and I am unable to access it. When I insert it, the folder shows up but when I click on it, it says: ...
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compiled program overwritten by daily apt upgrade

I am hoping to use pmount with an exFAT-formatted drive, and per https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pmount/+bug/1524523 I recompiled pmount and now it works, after installing it with dpkg -i. ...
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exFAT: A difference between Apple's exFAT formatting and exfat-fuse?

I frequently use various Linux distributions to work on servers - however, a while ago, I re-purposed an old Mac Mini 2007 into a home server, running Ubuntu 18.04. Today, I tried to transfer a file ...
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ExFAT on linux without using terminal to mount / unmount

I found a solution for using exfat on linux: https://www.howtogeek.com/235655/how-to-mount-and-use-an-exfat-drive-on-linux/ But I'm wondering if there is another option out there that doesn't ...
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Support for additional Filesystems on Ubuntu Core

I'm trying to mount an external Hard Drive formatted with exFAT on Ubuntu-core (Raspberry Pi edition with snap package manager) but there doesn't seem to be any way of installing the required packages ...
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Exfat USB-stick: reformat stick or install exfat-fuse and exfat-utils? [closed]

I have just bought a 64GB USB3.1 SanDisk USB-stick but cannot mount it on my Ubuntu 18.10 laptop because the filesystem is exFAT. Having researched exFAT I know now it is a Microsoft file system and ...
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Cannot mount usb hard drive

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and I am trying to mount a usb hard drive. The fdisk output: Disk /dev/sdb: 465.8 GiB, 500107837440 bytes, 976773120 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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Unable to locate exfat package [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I used sudo apt install exfat-fuse exfat-utils so I can upload my camera pictures. Then I got this message: Package exfat-utils is not available, but is referred to ...
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exFAT micro SD not detected Ubuntu 18.04.1

128GB Micro SD card with exFAT partition does not get detected on my Ubuntu 18.04.1. I have installed exfat-fuse and exfat-utils but nothing happened when I try to reinsert the card. I can't see the ...
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Very slow copying files from ExFat to NTFS

I got stuck in a mess. I have a 2T WD Elements HD mounted in ExFat that was not recognized anymore from my mac and my Windows. Reading on the internet i found that maybe linux could help me to get ...
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10TB external hard drive won't mount in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have a brand new 10TB Western Digital My Book 25EE external hard drive, but it won't mount on my Ubuntu 16.04 at all. I keep getting the following error: Error mounting /dev/sde1 at /media/u1666362/...
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Error cloning git repo onto exFAT usb drive

Running Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty), I have mounted an exFAT formatted USB drive. While attempting to git clone a repo onto it, I've run into the following error: Cloning into 'rschedule'... error: chmod ...
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Ububtu 18.04.1 USB 3.0 works with external drive but not flash drive

I have a new clean install of 18.04.01 on hardware that was running Fedora 29 just fine. I had trouble with the iommu settings causing the usb ports to not work at all. Not even mouse and keyboard. ...
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Copying from exfat microsd card freezes my PC

I've installed exfat-fuse exfat-utils in order to read an exfat microsd card which is plugged via USB adapter. It reads fine and copies but after a while it freezes the whole system. I ctrl+alt+F3 ...
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cannot mount mount 64 GB Volume

Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/sda/6332-3433: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,namecase=0,errors=remount-ro,umask=0077" "/dev/sdb1" "...
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Accidentally used NTFS fix on exFAT external USB HDD, now it's corrupted in Windows

I'm trying to solve another issue with Windows, so I was going to backup my laptop SSD with my hard drive through Ubuntu but it couldn't read it, because it was in exFAT... so I used this command in ...
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How to format an external 4 TB HDD to exFAT filesystem and specify allocation unit size?

Using disk utilities or parted I can format an external drive to exFAT, but I can't find the way to specify the allocation unit size. The only option that looks promising is on the command line tool ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 does not mount 2TB exFat drive even after installing exfat-fuse exfat-utils

I've bought a new Seagate Expansion Portable Drive 2TB with exFat format. It works normally on Windows. On Ubuntu 18.04 I tried to mount the HD but failed. I found advice to install exfat-fuse and ...
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Slow read of SD card via slot; other SD cards fine; weird card reads faster via USB. (exFAT, canon vixia HF R800, fuse, lubuntu, microSDxc V30 U3 A1)

The SD card is read very slowly via the slot on the lap top, but faster via an external USB card reader, and other SD cards are read fine via the slot. So it must be a software issue? Something fuse ...
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I am not able to mount my external hard disk

Recently my laptop which is running on Ubuntu hung while using, so I removed my external hard disk without the "safely remove" option. After that, when I try to mount my external HD it shows 'an ...
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Can I make USB stick with exfat-fuse case sensitive?

I have a USB stick for which I had to install exfat-fuse, and have mirrored my home diectory onto it for backup purposes with rsync. I have a folder called Documents and I notice I cannot cd documents ...
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Macbook 5,5 with Ubuntu 17.10 freezes when exfat drive is connected

I had already installed the exfat-fuse earlier when I had first set up the laptop. After using the drive with macOS for a bit, Ubuntu would begin to freeze as soon as the drive would recognize.
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How do I fix the automounting of USB drives after installing Openbox on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am installing Openbox on Ubuntu 16.04 because I need to eliminate the top window bar for the application I am running. This appears to be a good solution except that the system no longer automounts ...
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Why can't Ubuntu mount my exfat pen drive? [duplicate]

I format the pen drive in Windows as exfat, but Ubuntu can't mount it. Which format do I have to use for Ubuntu?
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How can an exfat filesystem be 53% used with zero files and directories?

I have an exfat formatted sdcard. It went into a mac, some files were pulled off of it, then it went back into a linux machine. The filesystem still appears to be mostly full even though there's ...
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Why is exfat greyed out in gparted? [duplicate]

I have installed both exfat-fuse and exfat-utils. However, when I go to gparted, and attempt to format a partition as exFAT, the exfat option is greyed out when attempting to create or format a ...
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Unable to access external hard disk “unknown filesystem type 'exfat'” [duplicate]

Error mounting systems managed device /dev/sdb1: Command-line mount"/mnt/5617-A6EF" exited with non-zero exit status 32:mount:mnt/5617-A6EF:unknown filesystem type 'exfat'. How to fix this?
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How to mount an exFAT external hardrive? Using ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I tried the following situation and I'm getting a bunch of errors: https://raycodingdotnet.wordpress.com/2013/08/13/mounting-exfat-filesystem-in-ubuntu/ I'M ALSO using ubuntu version 11.10. ...
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SD Card works only in external Cardreader not with the built in one

i am using Ubuntu 16.04 lts on a Thinkpad t440s. The build in Cardreader always worked well till a point when it did not recognize cards and i had to reenter them several times. One SD card broke. But ...
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Backup ext4 data to exFAT partition

I have a computer running Ubuntu 16 with a bunch of ext4 HDDs mounted inside a samba share that I use as a local NAS. I don't want to use RAID because I want to be able to shut down the computer, ...
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Lubuntu exFAT: Timed out waiting for device

I'm dual booting macOS and Lubuntu. I created a /data partition for sharing data between the two OS, and formatted it to exFAT as follows (NTFS is not an option because there is no free driver for it ...
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Unable to Mount flash or hard drive on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Whenever I try to mount flash drives or hardrives I get the following message: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/tony/0457-C92C: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=...
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Ownership/permission problem with automounting exfat drive

I'm new to Linux and am having problems automounting an exFat-formatted partition on a Lacie-disk in Ubuntu 16.04. I installed exfat-fuse and exfat-utils and could then mount manually using: sudo ...
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Mounting Exfat Xubuntu 16.04, exfat-utils/-fuse doesn't work

Error: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/smalltooth/Minibrick: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,namecase=0,errors=remount-ro,umask=...
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automount exfat permissions

When automounting an exFat USB, how do I define directory permissions and mount options? I have a system (ubuntu 14.04.5) that is shared between multiple users, but only one (UID=1000) can attach USB'...
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unable to mount external exfat hdd on ubuntu 16.04

Following error is being popped when I connect my harddrive and try to open it: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/anvesha/EXTERNAL: Command-line mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=...
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Can't mount exfat SD Card [duplicate]

I have some problem recently, after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 I can't read my exfat SD Card anymore. I double checked, got exfat-fuse and exfat-utils installed, and when I check devices I can see my ...
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Error while trying to mount pendrive with exFAT [duplicate]

When I insert my pendrive I am given this error: Error mounting: mount: unknown filesystem type 'exfat' This is the VX-EDU version.
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What is the equivalent of zerofree for vfat (fat 16, fat 32)

To make one file unlinked with rm myfile on a ext2, ext3 or ext4 formatted USB, I run zerofree /dev/sdb What would be the equivalent command(s) for for FAT16 and FAT32 formatted USB? (i.e USB ...
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How to fix exfat filesystem

So we accidentally caused our server to go down without a clean shutdown and now df is reporting wrong stats for the external usb (exfat). root@srv1:/backup/usbdisk# df -h Filesystem Size Used ...
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Windows partition tool will only allow me to format partitions as NTFS or exFat. How do I install Kubuntu on the partition I've made for it?

I have just partitioned my hard drive in Windows to dual-boot Kubuntu and Windows 10. I can't format it in FAT or FAT32... The only options are NTFS and exFat. I want to use Kubuntu and windows at ...
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problem in installing ubuntu parallel to windows 8

I have partitioned my hard drive and selected exFAT file system. I installed ubuntu on my labtop using pendrive and when installation I completedI get this error "radeon 0000:0a:00.0: VCE init error (-...
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Make Samsung Portable SSD T3 work on Ubuntu

When I try to connect the SSD drive on my laptop with Ubuntu Xenial (16.04.1), it refuses to mount it. It doesn't recognize the exFAT file system. The error was similar to: Unable to access “...
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Unable to mount my external exfat disk [duplicate]

It is saying this: Error mounting /dev/sdc2 at /media/sudheer/Untitled: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000, iocharset=utf8,namecase=0,errors=remount-...
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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 ...