How do I run exFAT on Linux? After fuse-exfat is installed, you can go ahead and mount an exFAT drive using mount command. Here the exFAT drive is mapped to /dev/sda1 , and the drive is mounted to /mnt .
Is exFAT compatible with Linux? Linux has support for exFAT via FUSE since 2009. In 2013, Samsung Electronics published a Linux driver for exFAT under GPL. On 28 August 2019, Microsoft published the exFAT specification and released the patent to the OIN members. The Linux kernel introduced native exFAT support with the 5.4 release.
Is exFAT the same as ext4? exFAT uses a File Allocation Table with pre-allocation. Meaning files are likely to take up more space than the actual data. ext4 on the other hand has delayed allocation and a lot of other goodies that will make it more space efficient.
Can Raspberry Pi write to exFAT? By default exFAT is supported by the latest version of the Raspberry Pi but if it is not supported, then we can enable it by simply installing some packages which are described in this article.