Issues with headerbars(GTK) on elementaryOS(Ubuntu based)

I get a weird issue when running any part of kicad. All windows create a duplicate “fake” window. They all get an exit, minimize, and maximize button so each window essentially duplicates itself. I have included a screenshot to illustrate the problem:

Again all parts of the software are affected by this. It starts as soon as the software opens and stays the same the whole time I use it. I mean it’s not really breaking the software but it isn’t helping usability.

So what could be causing this bug? I mean I don’t really experience any crashes and the software can work around this no problem? Could it be that my display size is too small? I am using an inexpensive ASUS Vivobook and performance wise its been fine but I just can’t figure out why it’s doing this?
Here are terminal logs when launching from the console.

*** BUG ***
In pixman_region32_init_rect: Invalid rectangle passed
Set a breakpoint on '_pixman_log_error' to debug

Any help in fixing this would be appreciated.
Other than the above message there isn’t anything else reported during run time from what I can tell.
Here is the version info:

Application: kicad
Version: 5.1.2-f72e74a~84~ubuntu18.04.1, release build
    wxWidgets 3.0.4
    libcurl/7.58.0 OpenSSL/1.1.0g zlib/1.2.11 libidn2/2.0.4 libpsl/0.19.1 (+libidn2/2.0.4) nghttp2/1.30.0 librtmp/2.3
Platform: Linux 5.0.11-050011-generic x86_64, 64 bit, Little endian, wxGTK
Build Info:
    wxWidgets: 3.0.4 (wchar_t,wx containers,compatible with 2.8) GTK+ 3.22
    Boost: 1.65.1
    OpenCASCADE Community Edition: 6.9.1
    Curl: 7.58.0
    Compiler: GCC 7.3.0 with C++ ABI 1011

Build settings:

The help button gives a version choice. That also lets you copy the info to clipboard. You might want to include that. Where did you get the files from? Last I knew the regular Ubuntu version was the outdated Debian version.

Or did you get it from here?

Thanks! I will include those logs and see if I see anything.
Also yes I got kicad from that link. Or rather the repository found in that link.

Same issue as reported in Double window frame on Linux Mint 19
tldr: it’s a wxgtk bug. Try different gtk themes.

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So like systemwide gtk theme?

Yes. If you find one that works let us know.

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