There are no dumb questions, just questions that are easier to answer.
I'm not sure this is the case, but I just wanted to make sure. Have you installed Dreamweaver in the Windows OS and are trying to run it from Linux? If this is the case, then you are trying to do something that is impossible. You will need to install Dreamweaver in Linux using wine.
If you haven't already heard of it (and I'll assume you haven't), Franks Corver
is probably the best Wine reference on the internet. If if works with Wine, this site can probably tell you how to do it. You probably had it right though, don't pass any special arguments to run Dreamweaver. Here is the Dreamweaver MX page on Franks Corner: