This is an unofficial but pretty good US (east) mirror for npm; this service is sponsored and maintained by norfolkjs.org.
It's really easy. Just install our
$ npm install npmjs.us
This will configure your
~/.npmrc file to use the npmjs.us servers by
We continuously replicate the official npmjs database. It is large (>100GB) so updates to public npm modules may take some minutes to show up in our registry. In the event of failure to resolve a module, the server will failover to the official npm service. This service is SSL-secured and monitored.
If you have questions, comments, or notice issues with this service, please file an issue here: https://github.com/norfolkjs/npmjs.us/issues.