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find the number of blank lines in a file

srmohanr asked:

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I need to find the number of blank lines from a particular directory in all the files that ends with '.h' extension.

Thanks in advance

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First displayed all the .h files using the command ls /usr/include/ | grep '.h$'.

Now, I dont know how to proceed to open all those .h files and how to find blank lines.

I have tried grep -n ^$ filename | wc -l, to find the number of blank lines for a particular file.

But I need to know how to make both commands to work together. Please help.
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