The Emacs manual lists some common kinds of trouble users could get into, see Dealing with Emacs Trouble in The GNU Emacs Manual, so you might look there if the problem you encounter isn’t described in this chapter. If you decide you’ve discovered a bug, see Reporting Bugs in The GNU Emacs Manual, for instructions how to do that.
The file etc/PROBLEMS in the Emacs distribution lists various known problems with building and using Emacs on specific platforms; type C-h C-p to read it.
|• Problems with very large files|
|• ^M in the shell buffer|
|• Problems with Shell Mode|
|• Termcap/Terminfo entries for Emacs|
|• Errors with init files|
|• Emacs ignores X resources|
|• Emacs ignores frame parameters|
|• Editing files with $ in the name|
|• Shell mode loses the current directory|
|• Security risks with Emacs|
|• Dired claims that no file is on this line|