IMHO the top is too thick and useless. Ideally I like to find the setting either in dconf or edit the file that decided how thick the upper bar should enter image description here

I installed tweak but it was not there and I tried

I am currently using wayland but I am open to any other semi civil g manager

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credit goes to at hydrocat if file : ~/.config/gtk-4.0/gtk.css simply put:

headerbar {
    margin: 0 1em 0 1em;
    padding: 0;
    border-width: 0px;
    font-size: 12pt;
    min-height: 0px;

headerbar * {
    margin: 0;
    padding: 0;
    border-radius: 0;
    border-width: 0;
    min-height: 0px;

headerbar box {
    padding: 0.1em 0.5em 0.1em 0.5em;

You can add whatever else you like but this fixed my problem

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