Note: no-cost SketchUp Make 2017 is the last free version, and the last version to work with WINE. Personal users can consider web-based SketchUp. Wine is required for SketchUp 2017. WINE uses SketchUp Make 2017 Windows 64 bit.
setup Windows 7 64-bit Wineprefix:
Installer will ask to install .NET 4.5, which takes several minutes (the progress bar will advance).
WINEPREFIX=~/.wine_sketchup wine SketchUpMake-2017-2-2555-90782-en-x64.exe
Sketchup 2016 Windows 32-bit install with WINE:
To fix error
SketchUp was unable to initialize OpenGL
when trying to use SketchUp under WINE on Linux or Windows, type
regedit and edit the key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Google/SketchUp8/GLConfig/Display = 1
open source SketchUp alternative: OpenJScad