First, Conphernece would try to repaint the UI even if no thread was open. Only repaint when a thread is open.
Second, although we deduplicate JX.Leader messages, we didn't deduplicate actual notification messages. If you browsed the leader window, then it re-elected itelf as a leader and replayed history, it could rebroadcast notifications and other windows could show doubles. Deduplicate notifications to prevent this.
Third, we always replayed the last 60 seconds of history. When you browsed the leader window, whichever window became the new leader (possibly the one you just browsed) could replay messages from before it had opened, leading to duplicate messages. Particularly, after receiving a message and then browsing you could see that message again. Instead, only replay history as far back as when the window first opened.