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Continual tailing and sorting of multiple files on linux?

Is there a way to use pipes or FIFO in combination to continually monitor several (same format) log files whilst sorting on the first field and then being able to effectively do a tail -f on that ...
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Postfix forward mail to named pipe

In Postfix I can configure to forward emails to a script in /etc/aliases like mailuser: | mailprocessor.pl If I create a named pipe with mkfifo /opt/mypipe and then change /etc/aliases to write ...
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Named pipe with shell command date

I want to let a standard user change the system date. So I created a named pipe. The standard user write a date to the named pipe and a root process listens to it and sets the date accordingly: ...
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controlling a linux box behind a router

I am trying to make it possible to control a shell on a linux box behind a router which is not under my control. My first idea was to make the client (the box behind the router) to ssh to a server ...