Using OS : 2012-08-16-wheezy-raspbian
The latest wheezy image has SSH installed by default you just need to start the ssh service.
To start the SSH server on a Pi type it on the console or terminal window.
$sudo /etc/init.d/ssh start
To get your ip address so that you can use that in Putty or WinSCP to connect to the pi type the following
Now you need to look at eth0 if your RPi is connected via ethernet and note your IP Address.
Now that you have your IP Address we can connect using Putty and WinSCP
1. Enter above noted IP Address
2. Port is 22
3. Click open
If SSH is started successfully you should be able to see this screen.
1. Enter IP Address in the Host Name Field
2. Enter Username
3. Enter Password
4. Click Login
5. If everything is ok below screen will be displayed.
6. Now you can drag and drop files from your desktop to your Pi.
Tip: To start ssh automatically at boot run the following command
$sudo update-rc.d ssh defaults
To know more about update-rd.d read the following
Raspberry Pi – Enabling SSH on Debian #6 – YouTube
For those who dont have ssh installed by default can follow this video link 🙂