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Mounting FAT32 in Linux

A FAT32 partition can be mounted in Linux using any of the following methods:
  • Method 1 (across multiple logins)
    $id #Find out your user id using
    $vi /etc/fstab #Make entries for all of your partitions that you want to share:
        /dev/sda1    /mnt/c    vfat    auto, uid=1234, gid=1234, umask=0027,exec    0   0
    $mount -a
  • Method 2 (for current login only)
    $mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt/c
    chown xyz.xyz /mnt/c

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