Now lets take a look at the minor shapes. A C minor chord is
C, Eb, and G. Just take all of the major shapes and lower the
E to an Eb.
You can see that the Eb didn't make this shape any more comfortable.
Don't bother with it.
All of the previous major and minor shapes could be played on
the 3rd and 4th strings, 4th and 5th strings and even the 5th
and 6th strings.
on the 2nd and 3rd strings
Because of the way the guitar is tuned. The shapes are different
on the 2nd and 3rd strings. Without going through all of the possibilities
I will tell you that there is only one comfortable fingering in
the bunch. The major shape below. If you have any doubts, figure
out all of the other shapes.
Here are all of the useful major and minor shapes together.
In order to be able to use them in your solos, you need to know
which of the notes in the shape is the root (the letter name of
the chord or arpeggio).