The Tetris clone for Linux is Yetris. It is a text user interface game, so it can be played from the terminal directly.
How to install Yetris on Linux Operating Systems:
The libncurses5-dev library is need for installing yetris:
$ sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev
Next, download the yetris source:
$ wget https://github.com/alexdantas/yetris/tarball/master -O yetris.tar.gz
Extract the archive and cd into it:
$ tar -xzvf yetris.tar.gz
$ cd alexdantas-yetris*
Compile and install yetris:
$ sudo make install
Yetris is a customizable Tetris(tm) clone for the console. It aims to follow modern implementations with lots of features and please both casual players and Tetris(tm) enthusiasts.