If you want to create, edit web page by Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004, you can upload it be convenient. Open menu Files > Window -> Files
Files > Manage Sites
Set local Info -> Site name, local root folder, default images folder and HTTP address
Set Remote Info > FTP > add a detail of FTP host > Host directory: /var/www/html/ > login and password
If you want to upload files on server, you must be tick automatically upload files to server on save too.
Set testing server
If you don't save files automatically on server, you can edit and upload it to the server.
Select Local view > click file that you want to edit > Save
Click file name (cursor blue highlight) > upload file to server