Ubuntu isn’t bundled with exfat read/write support out of the box, scouring the internet revealed we needed to install two packages.
This threw a very ugly error
Turns out GAD3R, from StackExchange, had the answer: Source
You need to add the universe repo to your OS
Now update and run the following commands to install the fuse packages:
That’s it, you should now be able to mount exfat partitions to Ubuntu 16.04