managed to figure out wine. have flash studio 8 and dreamweaver 8 running smoothly.
the new wine is easy to use, just instal it, set your system settings to vista or xp(default is 2000)
run any windows installer by rightclicking and selecting "run with wine" or whatever simillar sounding thing you have..and voila
google sketchup seems to have a problem with opengl…must be my graphics driver. would be so much simpler if google would make a linux version of sketchup.