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Mounting an external USB device formatted with exFAT on Linux Ubuntu

This post is a personal reminder. I’m always forgetting Ubuntu (up to 16.04), doesn’t know how to mount exFAT - Extended File Allocation Table and then I need to Google for it. Why would you need exFAT? Among other things, it’s possible to have files bigger than 4GB.

Ok, by default Ubuntu doesn’t know how to deal with exFAT and we need to install the FUSE module exfat-fuse:

$ sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils

That’s it. Ubuntu will mount it automatically for you, somewhere inside /media and using your_user_name/your_media_name.