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The first thing I did after installing 16.04 LTS was to change my update server to Main Server. I can not find a similar option in Ubuntu 18.04.

How do I change it?

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    Show Applications --> Software & Updates --> Ubuntu Software --> Download From.... Cannot see this?
    – andrew.46
    Apr 28 '18 at 22:15
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    got it. thanks. Ubuntu 16.04 used to have it in settings so I was used to that. Apr 28 '18 at 22:16
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Open the terminal and type software-properties-gtk . From the opened window, open the drop down menu in front of Download from: and select main server

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    This is exactly what I was looking for but one needs to install using sudo apt install software-properties-gtk in case one is using KDE in place of GNOME Oct 17 '19 at 9:01
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If you are on KDE you don't need software-properties-gtk instead you can use Muon Package Manager which you can find from Application launcher.

Then just go to Muon Package Manager->settings->configure software sources and then select your desired server(In this case main server).

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You can open the Software & Updates app in Ubuntu and change and change Download from to the Main Server as mentioned @Eskander:

Software & Updates

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