Salam all,

this about how to convert a flac audio file to a mp3 format to gain the size reduce

you need to have the following packages installed: flac , lame

for ubuntu you can install them by:

$ sudo apt-get install flac lame

for defora

# yum install flac lame

then to convert a flac file to mp3

$ flac -cd filename.flac | lame -h – filename.mp3