I just went through this article:
And just changed the download link to:
as I suggested above. I was able to get JBoss installed and running correctly.
If it's not leaving any output in the logs when it crashes, one thing you could do is just run it in the foreground and wait for it to crash:
./standalone.sh -Djboss.bind.address=yourserverip -Djboss.bind.address.management=yourserverip
Note that the command does not end with
JBoss is a powerful open source Java application server developed by RedHat. Get it installed on your Ubuntu 12.10 VPS.