But to the rescue comes the search engine. I found some material on the matter and, as I’ve learned frequently, don’t count out Linux when it comes to support of nearly everything on Earth. Sure enough, there’s support for exFAT (really, why wouldn’t there be?)
Check out this repo: https://github.com/relan/exfat
There’s of course the git clone and make and make install path or there’s also the apt install path.
git clone https://github.com/relan/exfat.git cd exfat autoreconf --install ./configure make
Then make install.
Of course, as with things on Linux, no reboot needed just use it now to mount a drive.
mount.exfat-fuse /dev/spec /mnt/exfat
To note, if you’re using Ubuntu 18.04 the support will just be available now so re-click on the attached drive or memory device you’ve just attached and it will now appear. Pretty sweet. If you want to use apt just run this command.
apt install exfat-fuse
That’s it. Now you’ve