mount: unknown filesystem type ‘exfat’ – Fedora 20

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Problem: Getting error mount: unknown filesystem type ‘exfat’ when  inserting USB flash drive to USB port using Fedora Core 20

Solution:

Execute the following commands:

  1. wget ftp://rpmfind.net/linux/rpmfusion/free/fedora/releases/20/Everything/x86_64/os/fuse-exfat-1.0.1-1.fc20.x86_64.rpm
  2. rpm -ivh fuse-exfat-1.0.1-1.fc20.x86_64.rpm
  3. Re-Insert Device

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Ian Carnaghan

I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment.

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