mkfs

Mkfs.exfat Installation On A Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine, Arch, Kali And Raspbian

Mkfs.exfat Installation On A Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine, Arch, Kali And Raspbian

mkfs.exfat

Creates an exfat filesystem inside a partition.

Maintainer: Sven Hoexter



Section: otherosfs

Install mkfs.exfat

  • Debian apt-get install exfat-utils Click to copy
  • Ubuntu apt-get install exfat-utils Click to copy
  • Alpine OS apk add exfat-utils Click to copy
  • Arch Linux pacman -S exfat-utils Click to copy
  • Kali Linux apt-get install exfat-utils Click to copy
  • Raspbian apt-get install exfat-utils Click to copy

Creates an exfat filesystem inside a partition.

How to use mkfs.exfat?

Below are few example commands for mkfs.exfat that you can use in the terminal.

Create an exfat filesystem inside partition 1 on device b (`sdb1`):
mkfs.exfat /dev/sdb1Click to copy
Create filesystem with a volume-name:
mkfs.exfat -n volume_name /dev/sdb1Click to copy
Create filesystem with a volume-id:
mkfs.exfat -i volume_id /dev/sdb1Click to copy
To install the latest version of mkfs.exfat in your favorite operating system just copy the mkfs.exfat installation command from above and paste it into terminal. It will download and install the latest version of mkfs.exfat 2023 package in your OS.