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Mount exFAT on Ubuntu 10.04

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When I want to use a USB drive between Linux, Mac and Windows, I need to select a partition type first. FAT32’s limitation is that the file size: only 4GB and below can be supported. So I looked for the alternative and the answer is exFAT.

Here is the instructions how to mount an exFAT partition on Ubuntu 10.04(from here, Mac and Windows support exFAT by default):

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Add the repository: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:relan/exfat
Update the package list: sudo apt-get update
Install the exfat package: sudo apt-get install fuse-exfat
Create the mount folder: sudo mkdir /media/exfat
Mount the filesystem (replace sdc1 with your exfat partition): sudo mount -t exfat /dev/sdc1 /media/exfat

It seems that for Ubuntu later than version 11.10, exFAT is supported by default.

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