Extended File Allocation Table known as exFAT, is a system optimized file used for flash memory devices. By default exFAT file system supports on all the latest versions of Windows and macOS operating systems. While most of the major Linux distributions doesn’t support for the proprietary exFAT filesystem. In this tutorial, we willll show you how to mount exFAT support on Debian Linux.
Enable exFAT Support on Debian Linux
At first, you need to install FUSE exFAT module and tools which are available as free. Make sure you are login as root or user with sudo privileges. It will provide a full-featured exFAT file system implementation for Unix-like systems. After this we can mount an exFAT file system on debian distro.
Run the below commands to install packages:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install exfat-fuse exfat-utils
All done! Now, you can mount exFAT formated USB drives.
You learned just by installing the FUSE exFAT module and tools you can enable support for the exFAT system on Debian.
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